Jimmie Johnson

Seven time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson just ran a 1:33 half marathon in Daytona and Boston will be his first marathon. His PR for a half Iron event is 4:42 and his goal is to one day race in Kona. In this interview, Jimmie shares how one of the greatest NASCAR champions of…

Talk Story: Chrissie Wellington

Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories that I’ve collected from my years in the wonderful world of endurance sports.This week I share an article I wrote about the great Chrissie Wellington after she had won three Ironman World Championship titles. It’s a look at what…

Lucy Gossage

Lucy Gossage is a twelve-time Ironman champion and a five-time Ironman UK Champion who also happens to be a cancer doctor. Plus, in 2018, at the age of 39, she proved that she is getting better with age by winning Ironman UK, Ironman Wales, and Ironman Lanzarote.         Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter…

Lacey Henderson

Lacey Henderson was diagnosed with a tumor in her knee when she was nine and had her leg amputated above the knee the next year. She was a cheerleader in high school and college, found para track in 2012, and ran the 100 and long jumped in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Next up? Hopefully…

Sebastien Bellin

We have had some classic interviews on this show over the years, but the brand new one with 6’9″ former professional basketball player Sebastien Bellin which takes us through the events of March 22, 2016 when he was seriously injured and nearly died during the bombings in the Brussels Airport, just might be one of…

Talk Story: Blazeman

Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories that I’ve collected from my years in the wonderful world of endurance sports.This week I share the story of Jon Blais, Blazeman. Diagnosed with ALS May 2, 2005 at the age of 33, Jon Blais died May 27, 2007, at…

Camilla Pedersen

Camilla Pedersen played ice hockey with the boys in Denmark before eventually moving to swimming and then triathlon. Even though she didn’t get into the sport until she was 27, she had immediate success. After qualifying for the 2013 Ironman World Championship, Camilla had a horrific bike accident and ended up being in an induced…

Mark Allen: 1989

In 1989 Mark Allen had one of the greatest years in the history of the sport. He won the Nice Triathlon, an event he ended up winning 10 times, he won the Ironman World Championship for the very first time in a classic battle with six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott, and he won the…