Beth James: Team Liza

On July 4, 2004, Beth James and her three kids were driving home from a gathering when their vehicle was struck by two cars that were drag racing through the streets. Beth’s youngest daughter Liza ended up with severe brain damage from the crash. Being a long-time runner and triathlete, Beth and Liza created Team…

Steve Katai: Hedstrom Fitness

Steve Katai graced the covers of Triathlete magazine and Competitor magazine when he won the Degree Everyman Ironman Contest over 15 years ago. The prize? Moving to San Diego from Ohio and receiving a salary from Degree while training with Ironman legend Paula Newby-Fraser for his first-ever Ironman. Over the years, Steve has become an…

Dallas Eakins

Dallas Eakins is the new head coach for the Anaheim Ducks and he is also a very accomplished mountain biker who just finished his tenth-consecutive Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race. I loved his stories about what he learned from his nearly two seasons as the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers, his tenure with the…

David Goggins: Leadville

David Goggins is one of the few people on the planet who has one million Instagram followers and follows absolutely no one. That fact alone speaks volumes about the man! This former Navy SEAL went from a 290 pound body builder to an endurance sports legend with a fifth place in his first Badwater 135…

Lyn Lemaire

In January of 1979, the second year of the event on the island of Oahu, Lyn Lemaire became the first woman to finish the Ironman and the first woman to win the Ironman. Out of 12 finishers she took fifth place that day after cycling her way into second. This interview was recorded back in…

Hunter Allen

Hunter Allen raced BMX, the roads, and MTB in a career that lasted 17 years. He is now one of the top coaches on the planet and an expert on training with power.           Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville UCAN Toughman Velofix Polar Links Babbittville Radio on Apple Podcasts…

Marty Smith

Marty Smith, from ESPN, lives by this philosophy: ‘Be kind. Work hard. The rest takes care of itself!.’ His new book is entitled Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the American Soul and it is spectacular. In this wide-ranging interview we chat about his early days growing up in Pearisburg, Virginia, playing for the 1993 state champion…

Skye Moench

Skye Moench, a Salt Lake City based triathlete, joined us to chat about her amazing background – she left her career as a CPA to become a professional triathlete – and her huge win at Ironman Frankfurt in July, which put her on the starting line in Kona.       Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter…

Dean Karnazes

Dean Karnazes is one of my all-time favorite endurance sports personalities. At the age of 30 he left his corporate job to become a professional ultra runner and has never looked back. In this conversation we chat about his 50 marathons in 50 days in 50 states adventure that basically kicked off his new career…

Mack Johnson

Mack Johnson was a college freshman when he fell off a patio on November 5th, 2016 and was paralyzed from the waist down. Six months later, while he and his family were stopped at Dateland on their way home to California from the NCAA Championships in Arizona, he met the amazing Bill Walton. The two…