The Promise

The Promise While he was in high school, Dustin Brady raced both mountain and road bikes. In 1996 he won the California Junior State Championship on the trails and his division at the Redlands Road Race. After a number of challenging training days, he could just tell that his body wasn’t right. “It’s not good…

USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Inductees – Babbittville

Babbittville salutes the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Inductees   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Olympic bronze medalist Susan Williams, IRONMAN World Champion Tim DeBoom, multisport contributor Dan Empfield, age-group multisport stars Bill Bell and Karen McKeachie and paratriathlete pioneer Carlos Moleda were today announced as the seventh induction class of the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame.…

A Look Back at 2014 – Babbittville

2014 was a very special year in the wonderful world of endurance sports. When I look back at the year that was, there are three moments – and people – that stick out more than the others.   [dropcap style=”round”]1[/dropcap]  At the very top of my list is Australian John Maclean who was the first paralyzed athlete…

On Top of the World

I wrote this article several years ago, and it stays with me to this day. On the anniversary of 9/11, I think of the Birnbaum family, and all of the families who were changed forever.   About four and a half hours into the January 2002 edition of the San Diego Marathon, race director Lynn Flanagan…