Rod and Pre – Babbittville

Their first meeting came after the 1972 Olympics. At those games in Munich, America’s young gun, Steve Prefontaine, took fourth place in the Olympic 5000 meters while New Zealand’s Rod Dixon took home a bronze in the 1500. For the man called Pre, finishing off the podium was a bitter disappointment. Check that. The guy…

Boston Marathon Stories – Babbittville

Leading in to this year’s Boston Marathon, I filmed a few of my favorite Boston Marathon stories for our friends at Hylands.   Dave McGillivray In this episode, I share how it all started for Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray.   Dick and Rick Hoyt In this episode, I recount the incredible story of…

Joe Friel – Babbittville

When it comes to endurance sports, Joe Friel is simply one of the most respected coaches of all time. He joined me for a look back at his career and at how training and racing have changed over the years.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville…

Katherine Nichols – Babbittville

The book is called ‘Deep Water’ and author and triathlete Katherine Nichols did a masterful job bringing the story of a $100,000,000 drug ring that was created by swimmers and lifeguards from Coronado High School in the 1970’s to life.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes     Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to…

Mr. Lucky – Babbittville

  Scott Brown and Chris Fuller fit the profile for Muddy Buddies perfectly. After all, the Muddy Buddy is for folks looking for a good time running and cycling with a little bit of pizzazz added to the equation in the form of mud pits, wall climbs and an inflatable or two to get over,…

Candace Cable – Babbittville

Candace Cable was the first woman to medal in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics, and during her career she won 12 Paralympic medals. In our wide-ranging conversation we chatted about the upcoming U.S Paralympics Track and Field National Championships at UCLA from June 2-4, LA 2024, and the importance of sport. Subscribe to Babbittville…

Laura Siddall – Babbittville

Laura Siddall did her first triathlon in 2009 when she was 29 years old and turned pro in 2014. Three years later, she is the Ironman Australia champion.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes     Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville Babbittville On YouTube Toughman Velofix ATV Swim Spas Links Babbittville Radio on…

Lisa Bentley – Babbittville

From our Postcards from Boston Series: Lisa Bentley is in the Canadian Triathlon Hall of Fame, has 11 Ironman titles, and in 2006 was third at the Ironman World Championship. We chatted with Lisa about why she loves Kona so much, and why those races mean the most to her. Lisa was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when…

Karen Smyers – Babbittville

From our Postcards from Boston Series: Karen Smyers, three time ITU World Champion, and 1995 Ironman World Champion joined us for chat after guiding a visually impaired runner at the BAA 5K. Karen reflected on her amazing career, how she first got started in the sport of triathlon in 1984, and the road to her world title…