Derek Garcia – Babbittville

Derek Garcia was living in Coeur d’Alene when he heard that the Ironman was coming to town. “My first thought was that the Ironman was, for some reason, abandoning the Big Island of Hawaii and moving their event to Idaho,” he laughs. Before he did his first multi-sport race, he thought that once you put…

Eric Lagerstrom – Babbittville

Eric Lagerstrom just won the biggest triathlon of his life at the legendary Escape from Alcatraz. And to make the win even that much more satisfying, he out sprinted six time champion Andy Potts in the process.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes     Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San…

Mark Zeigler – Babbittville

Mark Zeigler, the award-winning journalist from the San Diego Union tribune, is our go-to-guy whenever the topic becomes performance enhancing drugs. Mark came on to discuss the BBC feature called ‘Catch Me If You Can’ that brings to light accusations against coach Alberto Salazar and Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes…

Helle Frederiksen – Babbittville

Helle Frederiksen from Denmark was coming off the biggest win in her career at the 2014 Hy-Vee Triathlon where she took home a first place check of $100,000. The following weekend, 57 kilometers into the Ironman 70.3 World Championship at Mont-Tremblant, she received a drafting penalty, lost four minutes, and eventually dropped out of the…

Craig Alexander – Babbittville

Craig Alexander is the three-time Ironman World Champion and the course record holder. It’s always a treat to get to chat with Crowie about the most important moments in his legendary career. During our interview, we chatted about his daughter Lucy, who has become quite an accomplished swimmer and runner. “As a runner, I think…

Rachel Joyce – Babbittville

In response to our interview with Ironman CEO Andrew Messick, top pro Rachel Joyce came on to talk about the issue of 50 Women to Kona. We also chatted about her foot injury and her recent coaching change. Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan…