Blake Leeper – Babbittville

Blake Leeper is a double below knee amputee who took home both a bronze and silver medal from the track at the 2012 Paralympics in London. Two years ago he went positive for cocaine and ended up with a two year suspension from the sport he loves. Going positive was the best thing that ever…

Super Bowl – Babbittville

In June of 1987, my business partner Lois Schwartz and I launched Competitor Magazine. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary this month. I will be featuring a few of my favorite editorials and articles from the magazine. You can also check out 11 of my favorite covers here. Editorial By Bob Babbitt Competitor, January/February 1998   Nervous?  Sure,…

Dean Jackson: HUUB – Babbittville

Dean Jackson is the main man behind HUUB, the official wetsuit brand of Dave Scott as well as the Brownlee brothers. The brand is new to the U.S., but they have some big plans!   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan Islands Toughman Velofix…

Dick and Rick Hoyt – Babbittville

As a dad, what would you do if doctors told you that your son Rick was a vegetable and that he should be institutionalized? If you’re Dick Hoyt, you ignore the experts and prove everyone wrong. They started with Dick pushing Ricky at short running events but quickly moved up to the marathon. The Boston…

My Camelot – Babbittville

I love racing. There is nothing better in the whole wide world. Some people I know get stressed out just thinking about race morning. But for me, if it’s a Saturday or Sunday and there are no numbers scrawled on my legs and arms, I get the shakes. Here is why racing is a heck…

Karl Bakke – Babbittville

Karl Bakke is the author of Fade to Black, a novel that takes the reader on a wild thrill ride through the underbelly of Hollywood. Karl came in studio for a chat and the interview was a total blast!   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun…

Andrew Messick – Babbittville

Andrew Messick is the President and CEO of Ironman, which just purchased the Competitor Group and the Rock and Roll Marathon Series. What does the buy mean for the endurance sports industry and the growth of triathlon? Andrew shares his thoughts.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes       Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe…