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Since 1990, Bob Babbitt, a USA Triathlon and Ironman Hall of Fame inductee, has been hosting a highly-acclaimed radio program and podcast showcasing the world’s best runners, triathletes, and cyclists - first with The Competitors and now with his new show, Babbittville Radio. These are long-form interviews, and over the years, endurance athletes have enjoyed downloading and listening to insightful and entertaining conversations with legendary athletes like cyclist Greg LeMond, triathlete Paula Newby-Fraser, or runner Meb Keflezighi while they are out running, cycling, swimming, or working out in the gym. Babbitt has always been a big believer in the life-lessons we all learn through endurance sports and, besides interviewing endurance sports legends, there are also interviews with incredibly motivational and inspirational athletes along with a diversified mix of conversations with the best coaches, race directors, journalists, sports scientists, and authors.

Since 1990, Bob Babbitt, a USA Triathlon and Ironman Hall of Fame inductee, has been hosting a highly-acclaimed radio program and podcast showcasing the world’s best runners, triathletes, and cyclists - first with The Competitors and now with his new show, Babbittville Radio. These are long-form interviews, and over the years, endurance athletes have enjoyed downloading and listening to insightful and entertaining conversations with legendary athletes like cyclist Greg LeMond, triathlete Paula Newby-Fraser, or runner Meb Keflezighi while they are out running, cycling, swimming, or working out in the gym. Babbitt has always been a big believer in the life-lessons we all learn through endurance sports and, besides interviewing endurance sports legends, there are also interviews with incredibly motivational and inspirational athletes along with a diversified mix of conversations with the best coaches, race directors, journalists, sports scientists, and authors.
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Since 1990, Bob Babbitt, a USA Triathlon and Ironman Hall of Fame inductee, has been hosting a highly-acclaimed radio program and podcast showcasing the world’s best runners, triathletes, and cyclists - first with The Competitors and now with his new show, Babbittville Radio. These are long-form interviews, and over the years, endurance athletes have enjoyed downloading and listening to insightful and entertaining conversations with legendary athletes like cyclist Greg LeMond, triathlete Paula Newby-Fraser, or runner Meb Keflezighi while they are out running, cycling, swimming, or working out in the gym. Babbitt has always been a big believer in the life-lessons we all learn through endurance sports and, besides interviewing endurance sports legends, there are also interviews with incredibly motivational and inspirational athletes along with a diversified mix of conversations with the best coaches, race directors, journalists, sports scientists, and authors.

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Episodes

San Diego Triathlon Classic with JT Lyons

8/13/2018
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JT Lyons, the owner of Moment Bike Shop, puts on the San Diego Triathlon Classic that is coming up on Saturday September 8th at Liberty Station. It’s an awesome race featuring both Sprint and Olympic distance races along with a very cool bike course plus post-race pizza, mimosas, and craft beer. You can check out… The post San Diego Triathlon Classic with JT Lyons appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:26:17

Bart Yasso

8/13/2018
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Bart Yasso is one of the legends of running and the ultimate storyteller. Enoy! Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes The post Bart Yasso appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:32:39

Sebastian Kienle: Challenge Roth Champion

8/9/2018
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2014 Ironman World Champion Sebastian Kienle is simply one of my favorite athletes to chat with. I loved his insight on Lionel Sanders, Cam Wurf, Patrick Lange, and Jan Frodeno. Sebastian also talks about winning that one big race he had yet to win: Challenge Roth. Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes The post Sebastian Kienle: Challenge Roth Champion appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:49:18

Jesse Thomas: 2018 Racing Goals

8/6/2018
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Jesse Thomas, the six-time Wildflower Champion, had three bucket list goals going into the 2018 Challenge Roth. He wanted to go sub-8 hours, run sub-2:45. and finish on the podium. It’s not often in life that you go three for three! Jesse came on to chat about racing Challenge Roth, and getting the most out… The post Jesse Thomas: 2018 Racing Goals appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:47:31

Eric Byrnes: Triathlon Across America

8/2/2018
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Eric Byrnes is that rare former Major League Baseball star who retired from the game and became a dedicated endurance athlete. Eric is now swimming, riding, and running across the USA to raise awareness and dollars for his Let Them Play Foundation and the goal is to get kids active! You can follow his amazing journey on… The post Eric Byrnes: Triathlon Across America appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:23:35

Dave Mackey

7/31/2018
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Dave Mackey was the Ultrarunner of the Year in 2011 and completed the brutal Leadman Series of events in 2014. In May of 2015 a boulder fell on his lower leg while he was out trail running and, after enduring 13 surgeries over 17 months he finally had his leg amputated below the knee. He… The post Dave Mackey appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:32:51

Alan Taylor

7/31/2018
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When it comes to public relations, no one has been more influential in connecting events, media, and his clients than the legendary Alan Taylor. His new book is called A Perfect Pair: Public Relations and Event Promotions and he was kind enough to join me for a great conversation! Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes The post Alan Taylor appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:35:58

Kimee Armour

7/30/2018
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Kimee Armour was weighing in at 400 pounds and dealing with a disease that attacks the nervous system called Sjögren’s Syndrome. So what did she do? Kimee found the sport of triathlon, completed two full Ironman events, qualified to go to the ITU Duathlon World Championships and represent Team USA, and she now weighs 158… The post Kimee Armour appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:42:46

Sarah True: Road to Kona

7/24/2018
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Sarah True is a two-time Olympian who quickly transitioned to the Ironman 70.3 distance. Her fourth place at the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship was foreshadowing for her epic race a few weeks ago at Ironman Frankfurt. It was her first full marathon and her first full Ironman but she proved that she certainly was… The post Sarah True: Road to Kona appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:44:36

Tim Don: From Halo to Hamburg

7/23/2018
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Tim Don has come back from a broken neck to run 2:49 at the Boston Marathon and to win Ironman 70.3 Costa Rica. His goal of going from a Halo to Hawaii is almost complete. Next up? Ironman Hamburg! Subscribe to Babbittville Radio on iTunes The post Tim Don: From Halo to Hamburg appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:34:28

Classics: Luc Van Lierde 1996 Post-Ironman Interview

7/19/2018
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Look what I found! I just discovered two interviews that I had totally forgotten about. An interview with Luc Van Lierde recorded a few hours after he shocked the world by winning the 1996 Ironman World Championship and setting a new course record in his first-ever Ironman distance race. He ran 2:41 in his first-ever marathon and… The post Classics: Luc Van Lierde 1996 Post-Ironman Interview appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:10:27

Classics: Dave Scott 1996 Post-Ironman Interview

7/19/2018
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Look what I found! I just discovered two interviews that I had totally forgotten about. An interview with six-time Ironman World Champion Dave Scott recorded a few hours after the 1996 Ironman World Championship where he came off the bike in 25th place before putting together the second-fastest marathon of the day – 2:45 – and… The post Classics: Dave Scott 1996 Post-Ironman Interview appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:14:46

Yanfeng Zhang – Director: We Are Triathletes Documentary

7/10/2018
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Filmmaker Yanfeng Zhang wondered why a feature-length documentary showcasing the spectacular race known as Challenge Roth had never been produced and personally funded the creation of the triathlon documentary We Are Triathletes. The film will be in 171 theaters across the US on Wednesday August 8th and in 44 theaters in Canada on Thursday August… The post Yanfeng Zhang – Director: We Are Triathletes Documentary appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:51:02

Marko Cheseto

7/9/2018
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Marko Cheseto came from Kenya to run collegiate track and cross country in Alaska, of all places. After his cousin committed suicide while also running in Alaska, Marko one night went for a run and ended up out in the cold for 55 hours. He ended up losing both legs below the knee. In this… The post Marko Cheseto appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:49:22

Pat LaFontaine

7/1/2018
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Pat LaFontaine is a hockey Hall of Famer who was forced to retire from the sport at the age of 33 because of concussions. In this wide-ranging conversation we follow his journey to the 1984 Olympics and, in the same year, to the Stanley Cup Finals. Pat is also a committed Ironman triathlete and his… The post Pat LaFontaine appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:01:00:39

Brian Boyle

6/25/2018
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It was July 6, 2004, one month after Brian Boyle had graduated from high school. On his way home from swim practice, a speeding truck slammed into the side of Brian’s car and the impact shattered his ribs and pelvis and caused his heart to be thrown across his chest. He was dead on arrival… The post Brian Boyle appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:27:57

Meredith Kessler 2018

6/18/2018
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Meredith Kessler has completed 61 Ironman races in her career and won 11. Add to that twenty-two 70.3 wins and you have and epic career. Meredith is a new mom, an athlete about to turn 40, and a huge supporter of the Challenged Athletes Foundation. This was simply a great conversation with someone who spent… The post Meredith Kessler 2018 appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:44:31

Mark Allen: 1990 – 1993 Ironman Races

6/14/2018
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Six-time Ironman champion Mark Allen came on to chat about his spectacular career. While we have chatted a bunch over the years about his first win in Kona in 1989’s Iron War over Dave Scott and his sixth and final win in 1995, where he caught Thomas Hellriegel in the last few miles, this time… The post Mark Allen: 1990 – 1993 Ironman Races appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:55:17

Lynn Flanagan

6/11/2018
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Longtime race director Lynn Flanagan’s new book is called ‘A Life In Motion’ and it chronicles her life from when she left her abusive husband with her four kids and became one of the first women to put on a major marathon. Through her never-take-no-for-an-answer attitude, Lynn Flanagan changed the world of running for the… The post Lynn Flanagan appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:32:55

Chris Kostman: Adventure Corps

5/23/2018
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Chris Kostman is the CAO – Chief Adventure Officer – for Adventure CORPS, which puts on the infamous BADWATER 135 mile run across Death Valley coming up July 23-25, along with a number of other BADWATER-branded events around the world. Chris began his career as an endurance athlete by cycling from San Francisco to Los… The post Chris Kostman: Adventure Corps appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:50:39