Ben True – Babbittville

Ben True is not only married to a two-time Olympic qualifier in triathlon, Sarah True, growing up he was sort of the Bo Jackson of endurance sports, a high-level athlete in both cross country skiing and running. Ben decided to hang up his running shoes and go full-time into skiing after reaching a major running…

Evan Jager – Babbittville

It was the ultimate good news/ bad news scenario. U.S. steeplechaser Evan Jager was in Paris about to win the steeple at the Diamond League event. The good news? He set a new American record with his 8:00.45. The bad news? He tumbled over the very last hurdle and ended up in second. The 2012…

Christoph Sauser – Babbittville

Christoph Sauser took a bronze medal home to Switzerland from the 2000 Olympics in mountain biking, has won the legendary Cape Epic Stage Race a record five times, and for the past three years has taken second at the Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Last year he finished only 18 seconds…

Amelia Boone – Babbittville

Amelia Boone is a lawyer living and working in Chicago who just happens to be a Runner’s World Cover Gal and the best female Spartan Racer on the planet – with a win at the 2013 Spartan World Championship. She came on to chat about her early days of playing soccer and softball before leaving…

Julie Dibens – Babbittville

Julie Dibens came from England to the U.S. to swim at LSU. Her early triathlons included racing the Danskin and the USTS Series. In her career she made two Olympic teams, raced in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, won three XTERRA World Championship titles and the 2009 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. In 2010 she was…

Todd Wells – Babbittville

Todd Wells remembers coming to his first Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 MTB, taking third place, and vowing not to come back. He has now won the event twice and, at the age of 39, is coming back as the defending champion.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter…

Willie Stewart – Babbittville

Willie Stewart was working construction in the Watergate Building in Washington, D.C. not long after graduating from high school. His arm got entangled in a rope and, as he was being dragged toward a huge fan, the all-state wrestler had two options: lose his head or lose his arm. It was a moment that would…

Sebastian Kienle – Babbittville

Sebastian Kienle is the 2014 Ironman World Champion and he would like nothing better than to defend his title this October in Kona. We chatted about his career, how winning the Ironman World Championship changed his life, and about another German named Jan Frodeno who just went 7:49 at Ironman Frankfurt.   Subscribe to Babbittville…