George Pierce – Babbittville

George Pierce was one of the world’s top duathletes in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, and his biggest win was at the legendary Desert Princess back in 1989. In this interview, we chat about his career, his shoe company –piercefootwear.com – and his recovery from a 2010 accident where he was hit from behind…

Mother’s Day – Babbittville

I can tell she is pissed from the way she is walking toward me. Long steps, purposeful steps, I-can’t-believe-I-just-did-that steps. I am doing the announcing up in the tower at what is affectionately called ‘The Hot Corner’ at the Ironman 70.3 in Oceanside, California back in March of 2008. It has gotten that cool ‘The…

Adrianne Haslet – Babbittville

Dancer Adrianne Haslet lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. During the past three years she has not only been able to perform again as a dancer, she has helped to change the public lexicon from ‘victim’ to ‘survivor,’ become an advocate for amputee rights and, just a week before this interview,…