Classics: Davis Phinney – Babbittville

Classics Interview Series: Davis Phinney In this classic interview from 2004, Paul Huddle and I chat with legendary American cyclist Davis Phinney after Davis and I had attended the Ride for the Roses event in Austin. Davis takes us through his amazing career, including how he would look for Ron Kiefel’s wheel when it came to…

Bernard Lagat – Babbittville

Bernard Lagat came on to chat about growing up in Kenya, racing against the legendary Hicham El Guerrouj in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, becoming an American citizen and then representing the U.S. in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games. In 2014 at the age of 39 he broke the American record at the Carlsbad…

Brenda Martinez – Babbittville

Brenda Martinez is the only American woman in history to take home a bronze medal from the IAAF Track and Field World Championship at 800 meters.  She came on to chat about her career, her best ever race, coach Joe Vigil, the world record relay team she recently anchored, and her goals for the upcoming…

Michelle Vesterby – Babbittville

Michelle Vesterby from Denmark has only been racing long course since 2011. Besides winning Ironman Lanzarote, she has gone 12th, 8th and 14th in her first three races in Kona. With the help and support of her coach, two-time Ironman World Champion Luc Van Lierde, and her husband – and bike bitch – Claus, the…

Tracy Sundlun – Babbittville

With the infamous Carlsbad 5000 celebrating 30 years of classic racing (carlsbad-5000.com), it was great to travel down memory lane with the most recent inductee into the Running USA Hall of Fame, Tracy Sundlun.     Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan Islands Toughman…

Mike Plant – Babbittville

Mike Plant has been involved in endurance sports since he covered the early triathlons on Fiesta Island in the 1970’s. From there he went on to create Running News, Running and Triathlon News, announce at the Ironman World Championship, and then move on to become part of the United States Triathlon Series. Mike is the…

Toni Reavis – Babbittville

Toni Reavis is the voice of running and came in studio after calling the Asics LA Marathon that morning. This wide-ranging conversation covered everything from 30 years of both LA and the Carlsbad 5000, to his running legend buddies, to the importance of Meb’s 2014 Boston Marathon title. Looking for a  fascinating trip through running…