Diana Bertsch – Babbittville

Diana Bertsch is the long-time race director for the Ironman World Championship and the Vice President of Ironman’s World Championship events. What is it like to oversee the most important event in endurance sports? You can feel Diana’s passion for the event, the brand, the volunteers, and the Big Island come right through the phone…

Jim Vance – Babbittville

USA Triathlon just committed $2.6 million dollars to support NCAA colleges looking to create triathlon programs for women at their schools. Coach Jim Vance came on to chat about that, his Formula Endurance Program, and the growth of junior triathlon programs around the country.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes     Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter…

Tim Reed – Babbittville

He grew up in Australia as a basketball and rugby player. But Tim Reed eventually realized that his body type and work ethic made endurance sports a much better fit for him.  As an age grouper, he made it to the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii and completed the 112 mile ride on a borrowed…

Shane Niemeyer – Babbittville

Shane Niemeyer was a heroin addict and had been arrested 25 times. While in prison,  he attempted to hang himself and failed. From that point on his life changed forever, and triathlon and the Ironman played a huge role. His story is unbelievable! Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville Babbittville On YouTube Toughman Velofix…

Mohamed Lahna – Babbittville

Mohamed Lahna has completed the infamous Marathon des Sables, considered the toughest running event on earth, and this past summer completed the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon plus three full Ironman events. It’s amazing what he has accomplished considering that the young man from Morocco was born with a short right leg and didn’t become an athlete…