Talk Story: Never Give Up

Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories that I’ve collected from my years in the wonderful world of endurance sports.This week it’s the story of Anthony Smith: Never Give Up Army Major Anthony Smith, a former scholarship athlete at Alcorn State University in football, basketball and track,…

Tim Reed

Tim Reed had a career year in 2016 when he won both Ironman Australia and the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. This past July, though, he and his family faced some of their most challenging moments when his newborn son Edgar faced major issues. We chat about how Tim draws strength from these experiences, and how…

Kikkan Randall

Kikkan Randall is one of the best American cross-country skiers in history, having made five straight Olympic teams and winning America’s first-ever gold medal in cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics in 2018. As fiercely as Kikkan tackled goals in the sports realm, she is now also doing so in her fight against cancer after a…

Jacob Pacheco

Jacob Pacheco was born with Spastic Cerebral Palsy, but that’s just the beginning of his amazing story. He has a master’s degree in sports coaching and has become a top adaptive surfer who chronicles his journeys through his video blog Prone to Ride. Jacob’s message is a simple one. “Athletes with disabilities deserve the same opportunities…