Pat LaFontaine

Pat LaFontaine is a hockey Hall of Famer who was forced to retire from the sport at the age of 33 because of concussions. In this wide-ranging conversation we follow his journey to the 1984 Olympics and, in the same year, to the Stanley Cup Finals. Pat is also a committed Ironman triathlete and his…

Brian Boyle

It was July 6, 2004, one month after Brian Boyle had graduated from high school. On his way home from swim practice, a speeding truck slammed into the side of Brian’s car and the impact shattered his ribs and pelvis and caused his heart to be thrown across his chest. He was dead on arrival…

Meredith Kessler 2018

Meredith Kessler has completed 61 Ironman races in her career and won 11. Add to that twenty-two 70.3 wins and you have an epic career. Meredith is a new mom, an athlete about to turn 40, and a huge supporter of the Challenged Athletes Foundation. This was simply a great conversation with someone who spent…

Lynn Flanagan

Longtime race director Lynn Flanagan’s new book is called ‘A Life In Motion’ and it chronicles her life from when she left her abusive husband with her four kids and became one of the first women to put on a major marathon. Through her never-take-no-for-an-answer attitude, Lynn Flanagan changed the world of running for the…

Chris Kostman: Adventure Corps

Chris Kostman is the CAO – Chief Adventure Officer – for Adventure CORPS, which puts on the infamous BADWATER 135 mile run across Death Valley coming up July 23-25, along with a number of other BADWATER-branded events around the world. Chris began his career as an endurance athlete by cycling from San Francisco to Los…

Rocky Harris

Rocky Harris is the CEO of USA Triathlon and has been on the job for about nine months now. In this wide-ranging discussion Rocky outlines the initiatives that are now in place to help grow the world’s greatest sport!   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville We Are Triathletes…

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…