Tara Butcher

Back in 2005 Tara Butcher had a minor car accident on the freeway. When she got out of her car, she was hit head-on by another car going 72 miles an hour. Her neck was separated from her head – what they call an internal decapitation – both legs were shattered and she had a…

Colonel David Rozelle

Colonel David Rozelle was the first soldier to lose a limb in battle in Iraq and then return to Iraq to lead his troops with a prosthetic leg. During his journey back from his injury he became a triathlete and finished the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. David was the first Operation Rebound athlete the…

Peter Read Miller

Peter Read Miller is one of the world’s legendary photographers with over 100 Sports Illustrated covers to his credit. Peter has also shot 9 Olympic Games, 14 NBA Finals, and will soon be shooting his 40th Super Bowl. What people might not realize is that Peter also shot the second ever Ironman Triathlon on the…

Miles O’Brien

Miles O’Brien is an award winning science journalist formerly with CNN and now with PBS. On February 12, 2014, his life changed forever when a camera case fell on his arm while he was working on a story in the Philippines. At first he thought he had simply bruised his arm. “It hurt, but I…

Zibi Szlufcik: Challenge Daytona

Zibi Szlufcik is CEO of the over 60 Challenge Family Events around the world. They just announced Challenge Daytona at the Daytona Speedway for next December and Zibi came on to chat about his new event.   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes Sponsors Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to Babbittville SwimRun San Juan Islands Toughman…

Patrick Lange

Coming off his 3rd place finish and 2:39:45 record-breaking marathon at the 2016 Ironman World Championship, Patrick Lange of Germany, was looking forward to a great 2017 season. But for three months in 2017 he was so tired he could barely train. When doctors finally figured out his problem, he had very little time to…

Steph Sklar-Mulcahy: Cyclebar

Steph Sklar-Mulcahy didn’t get into endurance until she ran her first marathon in 2001. That led to multiple-day cycling events and eventually to the Ironman. In March she opened up an indoor cycling studio called Cyclebar in Culver City and she has never been happier!   Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes Sponsors Subscribe to…

Steve Del Monte

Steve Del Monte from DelMoSports has a brand new women’s pool triathlon, the Women’s Philadelphia Triathlon, coming up on July 8th in Philadelphia. We chat about Steve’s background in triathlon, his epic Escape the Cape event, and why he feels pool tri events can help get more new people into the sport.   Subscribe to Babbittville…

Graham Fraser

During this wide ranging interview with Graham Fraser, the Ironman Canada race director who expanded the Ironman footprint throughout the U.S., we chat about his Hall of Fame career as a race director but also about his latest project, which is bringing the amazing story of Tour de France champion – and hero – Gino…

Billy Lister

Billy Lister had a stroke when he was 17 years old in July of 1999. In 2011 he attended a Challenged Athletes Foundation Paratriathlon camp and got back on a bike for the first time since his stroke. That led to Billy becoming a part of the U.S. Paralympic Team and racing three events in…