Rich Izzo – Babbittville

Rich Izzo is the main man behind the TOUGHMAN Triathlon Series and TOUGHkid triathlons. He has created a great brand that is definitely on a roll. Visit their website at ToughmanTri.com.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan Islands Toughman Velofix ATV Swim Spas Links…

Clayton Treska – Babbittville

Clayton Treska was a 290 pound Marine when he was first diagnosed with testicular cancer. After getting a clean bill of health, he started training for triathlon before persistent back pain turned out to be a reoccurrence of his cancer, but this time the diagnosis was much worse: terminal. His journey from there to the…

Tim DeBoom – Babbittville

Tim DeBoom is the last American to win the Ironman World Championship, which he did in both 2001 and 2002. We chatted about both training with and racing against Peter Reid, running down Chris McCormack at the 2002 race in Kona, and the uncertainty surrounding the 2001 race since it was only a month after…

Molly Huddle – Babbittville

Molly Huddle was a one person cross country team her senior year in high school with her dad as her coach. She went undefeated, set 12 course records, and took fourth at the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championship. In 2014 she had a huge year, breaking her own national record at 5,000 meters and…

Diana Bertsch – Babbittville

Diana Bertsch is the long-time race director for the Ironman World Championship and the Vice President of Ironman’s World Championship events. What is it like to oversee the most important event in endurance sports? You can feel Diana’s passion for the event, the brand, the volunteers, and the Big Island come right through the phone…