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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

Taylor Phinney

7/16/2019
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Taylor Phinney became a pro cyclist when he was only 16 years old and has won three national time trial championships, a stage at the Giro d’Italia, a stage of the Tour of California and two World Championship titles in the Individual Pursuit. He also made two Olympic teams. His career was nearly ended the… The post Taylor Phinney appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:43:33

San Diego Triathlon Series: Race Directors Carrie and Tobias Panek

7/10/2019
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Carrie and Tobias Panek from Koz Events are doing all the right stuff to grow all six of their San Diego based triathlons, including the upcoming Solana Beach Triathlon. Check them out at kozevents.com The post San Diego Triathlon Series: Race Directors Carrie and Tobias Panek appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:12:15

Molly Cuevas: Santa Monica to Montauk

7/8/2019
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Molly Cuevas left Santa Monica on April 1st and ended up running over 3,000 miles across the US to Montauk Island, New York. She ran 35-40 miles a day for 89 days and ended up raising $50,000 for The Challenged Athletes Foundation. How did she do it, and what adventures did she have along the… The post Molly Cuevas: Santa Monica to Montauk appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:31:56

Matt McElroy

7/1/2019
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On June 9th at the WTS race in Leeds, Matt McElroy took second place and became the first American man to finish on the podium of a WTS race since 2009! As a high school runner he took second place at the 2009 Footlocker National Championships to Lukas Verzbicas. McElroy had added swimming and cycling… The post Matt McElroy appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:49:21

Talk Story: Savor the Little Things

7/1/2019
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Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories. This week’s story is about my experience at the Western States 100 and the 4th of July “…The idea was to give some of the less ambitious in town (namely me) the chance to run the Western States 100… The post Talk Story: Savor the Little Things appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:04:30

Matthew Futterman: Running to the Edge

6/19/2019
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Matthew Futterman from the New York Times has put together a spectacular new book on Meb Keflezighi’s legendary coach Bob Larsen: Running to the Edge. If you are a distance runner, you will love learning about the Jamul Toads and how the training they did under Coach Bob in the 1970s set the table for… The post Matthew Futterman: Running to the Edge appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:01:07:17

Talk Story: Boxing Lessons

6/14/2019
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Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories. This week’s story is one about me and my father: Boxing Lessons “….Fathers and sons share a unique relationship. Most of our communication is of the barely-speaking variety. When you’re about 4 or 5, a glove and a ball… The post Talk Story: Boxing Lessons appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:05:09

Mike Reilly: Finding My Voice

6/11/2019
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Mike Reilly, The Voice of Ironman, and my long-time friend, joined me recently for a great evening of story telling for the Triathlon Club of San Diego. His new book is called ‘Finding My Voice’ and you can find it at mikereilly.net WATCH the interview on the Babbittville YouTube channel here. The post Mike Reilly: Finding My Voice appeared first on Babbittville.

Scott Jurek

6/5/2019
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Ultrarunning legend Scott Jurek is the seven-time winner of the Western States 100, the two-time winner of The Badwater Ultramarathon and a New York Times Best Selling author. Scott sat down with me for a chat reflecting on his incredible career, how ultrarunning has evolved over the years, and all the ways ultrarunning is helping… The post Scott Jurek appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:24:29

Deena Kastor

5/28/2019
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Deena Kastor is one of the true legends of American running and still holds US records for the marathon (2:19:36), the 15K (47:15) and the 8K (24:36). She started running at the age of 11 and took home the Olympic bronze medal in 2004 in Athens, won the 2005 Chicago Marathon, and the 2006 London… The post Deena Kastor appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:21:21

Joe Delagrave

5/20/2019
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Joe Delagrave was playing football at Winona State back in 2004. He and some friends were out on the Mississippi River when their boat hit the bottom of the river and Joe was thrown from his chair and became a quadriplegic. We chat about his journey to a bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympics in… The post Joe Delagrave appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:49:18

Talk Story: One Arm Willie Stewart

5/17/2019
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Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories that I’ve collected from my years in the wonderful world of endurance sports. This week I share a story about One Arm Willie Stewart, and a memorable experience at the New York City Marathon. “I’m staggering along and all… The post Talk Story: One Arm Willie Stewart appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:04:14

Brenda Martinez

5/14/2019
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It’s great that Brenda Martinez has a World Championship silver medal in 800 meters from 2013 in Moscow and was a 2016 Olympian at 1500 meters. But the real measure of this amazing woman is what she does to help young girls through the girls camps she created back in 2013. Giving back is incredibly… The post Brenda Martinez appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:35:35

Daniel Romanchuk

5/9/2019
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Daniel Romanchuk is 20 years old and just became the youngest racing chair Boston Marathon champion and the first American champion in that division since the great Jim Knaub won his fifth title there way back in 1993. What did Daniel do to back up that performance? Win the London Marathon two weeks later. … The post Daniel Romanchuk appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:23:07

Ritch Viola and John Matson: Team Every Man Jack

5/6/2019
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Ritch Viola is a top age-group triathlete and the founder of the Every Man Jack men’s grooming line and the EMJ Triathlon Team. When he watched the 2018 Ironman World Championship he saw huge draft packs on the Queen K Highway and decided to bring in data analyst John Matson, research the problem, and suggest… The post Ritch Viola and John Matson: Team Every Man Jack appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:41:11

Heather Jackson

4/24/2019
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Heather Jackson is one of our all-time favorite guests.The four-time Wildflower champion will be headlining the field at the Herbalife24 Triathlon LA on Sunday June 2nd. To register go to herbalife24tri.la The post Heather Jackson appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:15:11

Daniela Ryf at the Triathlon Club of San Diego

4/23/2019
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Daniela Ryf is the most dominant triathlete on the planet right now. Fresh off her win and new course record at Ironman 70.3 Oceanside, the four-time Ironman World Champion joined us for a Q&A with the always awesome Tri Club of San Diego. Watch the interview on the Babbittville YouTube channel here. The post Daniela Ryf at the Triathlon Club of San Diego appeared first on Babbittville.

John McAvoy

4/18/2019
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John McAvoy was serving a double life sentence in a high security prison in England for armed robbery when he saw a TV news piece on a close friend and fellow criminal who had just been killed in the Netherlands during a police chase. At that point he found sport and turned his life around.… The post John McAvoy appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:01:11:51

Talk Story: Jim MacLaren

4/11/2019
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Time for another edition of Talk Story with Bob Babbitt. I’m sharing some of my favorite stories that I’ve collected from my years in the wonderful world of endurance sports. This week I share a story that I wrote in 2005 about Jim MacLaren. I called it Unbreakable Spirit, and it appeared in my book Never… The post Talk Story: Jim MacLaren appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:04:14

Hunter Woodhall: 2019

4/10/2019
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Hunter Woodhall is the first double below knee amputee to receive an NCAA Division 1 track and field scholarship and the 2016 Paralympic silver and bronze medalist had a great freshman season at Arkansas. But his biggest impact is on the amputee kids who are looking to follow in his footsteps. The post Hunter Woodhall: 2019 appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:30:56