Dave McGillivray – Babbittville

Long-time Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray is coming back to race the Ironman World Championship this October – with a little help from his friends at Specialized – 34 years after he did his first Ironman when the earth was still cooling back on Oahu in 1980. Our interview covered everything including his Boston streak,…

Sheila Taormina – Babbittville

Sheila Taormina is definitely a one of a kind athlete. She was versatile enough during her awesome career to make it to four Olympic Games in THREE different sports: swimming, triathlon and Modern Pentathlon. Plus, she is a top-selling author  whose latest book, Swim Speed Strokes, from VeloPress just hit the shelves. I love the…

Andre Kajlich – Babbittville

Andre Kajlich just became the first wheelchair bound athlete to finish Ultraman Canada. He has become an amazing athlete who, since losing both legs above the knee in a subway accident in 2003 in Prague, is always looking for the very best way to push himself to the very limit of his endurance. As you’ll…

Face Off in Vegas! – Babbittville

    The email showed up the other day. Interbike, for their 2013-2014 Interbike Awards, was letting me know that I had been nominated for the 2013-2014 Triathlon Industry Leader of the Year. The nominees – Dan Empfield, myself and HOKA, the shoe brand, had all “demonstrated leadership and vision in driving the sport of…

Eric Gilsenan – Babbittville

Eric Gilsenan has completed the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon every year since 1989 when he weighed in at over 210 pounds. Finishing that event changed his life forever and his goal for the past two and a half decades has been to help others do the same.       Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe…

Ritch Viola – Babbittville

Ritch Viola is the main man behind the Every Man Jack line of skin and hair care products and a triathlon team. Their group has grown to over 50 athletes around the country and their goals are simple: go fast and give back.         Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville UCAN Toughman…