Apolo Ohno – Babbittville

Breakfast from Kona Interviews: Apolo Ohno 8-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno completed the Ironman Triathlon World Championship on October 11th. He came on Breakfast from Kona a few days before the race to talk to us about his training and how he has transformed himself from a short track skater to an endurance athlete.   Sponsors Subscribe to…

Janelle Morrison – Babbittville

In November of 2010, professional triathlete Janelle Morrison was in a horrific car accident. Her family was told that she would never run or do triathlons again. Janelle’s journey back to the starting line of Ironman Canada is showcased in a brand new film entitled ‘A Second Chance.’ Janelle has a never-say-die attitude that is…

Quentin McDermott – Babbittville

Quentin McDermott is the producer of a new documentary entitled Lance Armstrong: Stop at Nothing, which is now airing on Showtime. A long-time producer at the highly acclaimed Australian show Four Corners, Quentin came on to chat about the release of the film as well as the Four Corners piece The World According to Lance,…

Desiree Linden – Babbittville

Desiree Linden was the first American woman and the fifth woman overall at the 2014 New York City Marathon with a 2:28:11 on a tough day. Add that to her tenth place in Boston last April and you’ve got a very impressive season!   Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan Islands…

Rick Kozlowski – Babbittville

Rick Kozlowski has been putting on running and triathlon events in San Diego for over 30 years and during our chat we went through the changes in the wonderful world of race directing that he has seen over the years.  On Sunday November 16th he’ll be hosting the 15th Annual Silver Strand Distance Classic which…

Daniela Ryf – Babbittville

Daniela Ryf from Switzerland is a two-time Olympian who this year won the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Mt. Tremblant and then came within 2:03 of winning the Ironman World Championship in Kona. She came on to chat about her early years in the sport, her Olympic experience, the stomach issues which derailed Daniela’s career…

Mary Beth Ellis – Babbittville

Breakfast from Kona Interviews: Mary Beth Ellis Her coach Siri Lindley calls her The Badger…We call Mary Beth Ellis confident, fun, and energetic! We had a great chat with Mary Beth prior to the Ironman World Championship. Mary Beth chatted with us about her background, her prep for Kona, and what it’s like to train with Coach…