Alex Ruiz

On October 6, 2017, high school quarterback Alex Ruiz from Temecula was tackled and fell awkwardly to the ground. The injury was so severe he ended up having his right leg amputated below the knee. On May 11th he was surprised with a high-tech Ossur prosthetic leg by his hero, fellow quarterback, and Super Bowl…

Scott Tinley

Scott Tinley is a two-time Ironman World Champion who joined us to chat about getting into the sport in the 1970’s, traveling the world as the sport was starting to catch on, and training with fellow legends Mark Allen and Scott Molina. The story of the USTS race in Atlanta is one of my all-time…

Rudy von Berg

Rudy von Berg was planning to race St. Anthony’s Triathlon, an Olympic-distance race in Florida, before changing his mind and heading west to go head-to-head with six-time Wildflower Triathlon champion Jesse Thomas. It was a good decision. Rudy von Berg ended up with the biggest win of his career!   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on…

Lucy Charles

After swimming 100 kilometers a week as a 2012 Olympic hopeful, Lucy Charles made the move to long distance triathlon and, at the age of 24, has already proven that she can race with the very best. Last year she took second in Kona and pushed now three-time champion Daniela Ryf during the bike ride.…

Eric Byrnes

Eric Byrnes is one of my heroes. He went from his career in Major League Baseball to become a mainstay on the MLB Network. After discovering endurance sports he has completed 11 Ironman races and 20 ultramarathons including the Western States 100, plus he just completed 245 holes of speed golf in 12 hours. Next…

Hammond Meredith

Hammond Meredith was born in Florida, raised all over the world, was a chef who had his own restaurant, and is committed to helping veterans find resources for their long-terms goals through his Sabot Foundation. He also races his truck in classic events like the Norra 1,000, the Baja 500, Vegas to Reno, and the…

Craig Cunningham

Craig Cunningham was a professional hockey player with both the Boston Bruins and the Phoenix Coyotes. On November 19, 2016, while with the Coyotes’ minor league affiliate the Tucson Roadrunners, Cunningham collapsed on the ice and paramedics immediately started chest compressions. His heart stopped for 83 minutes and it took a very unique surgery to…

Coach Jim Vance

Coach Jim Vance came on to chat about the Ironman 70.3 Texas champion Ben Kanute, Ben’s unique run/walk workouts that have helped him stay injury free, and Today’s Plan, which Jim is a huge fan of!   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan Islands Toughman Velofix…