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 UCAN…

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…

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…