Nicola Spirig – Babbittville

Nicola Spirig from Switzerland was born on February 7, 1982, one day after the classic race in Kona where Kathleen McCartney won the Ironman while Julie Moss crawled to the finish and immortality. Obviously destined to be a triathlete, Nicola started in the sport at the age of 10 and made her first Olympic Team…

Bahrain Endurance Team Athletes Announced – Babbittville

9 MAY 2015 – The team’s management has announced the all-star list of athletes comprising the Bahrain Endurance Team.   After much anticipation the members of the Bahrain Endurance Team have been officially announced today. The 13 athletes comprising the Bahrain Endurance 13 elite team handpicked by His Highness Shaikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa…

Lisa Jhung – Babbittville

Lisa Jhung’s new book is called Trailhead: The Dirt On All things Trail Running and it’s awesome. To run forever, the reality is that you need to incorporate trails into your life. Beyond the nuts and bolts of how and why to run on dirt, the format, the style, and the graphics make the book a…

Liz Lyles – Babbittville

Liz Lyles did her first triathlon in a surfing wetsuit and on a borrowed mountain bike without clip on pedals. She won her age group. The mother of two turned pro in 2012 and won Ironman Wisconsin that same summer. In October of 2014 she was the first American when she took seventh at the…

Jeff Carr – Babbittville

Jeff Carr is the COO of the Special Olympics World Games that will be in Los Angeles from July 25th – August 2nd. The event will have a financial impact of $450 million dollars, and 7,000 athletes from 177 countries will be in town for the festivities. Check out la2015.org for more information.   Sponsors Subscribe to…

Scott Molina – Babbittville

Scott Molina was nicknamed ‘The Terminator’ and during his triathlon career he won 104 races including 50 USTS events, two World’s Toughest titles, plus a huge win at the 1988 Ironman Triathlon World Championship. We chatted about his long training partners and fellow legends Mark Allen and Scott Tinley, the athlete who would displace him…