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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

Thom Richmond

10/1/2019
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Thom Richmond oversees the California Triathlon Club and Cal Tri Events and joined us to talk about the growth of his club and the growth of their events both on the west coast and the east coast. Check out californiatriathlon.org for more information on upcoming events and training sessions. The post Thom Richmond appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:35:38

Rocky Harris: USA Triathlon

10/1/2019
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Rocky Harris is the CEO of USA Triathlon and he joined us to chat about about the state of the sport. A lot has been happening during the two years he has been in charge. The post Rocky Harris: USA Triathlon appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:01:01:54

Dan Eisenhardt: FORM Swim Goggles

10/1/2019
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Dan Eisenhardt is the CEO of FORM Goggles, the first swim goggle to offer actual information about your swim while you are training. The post Dan Eisenhardt: FORM Swim Goggles appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:24:04

Marc Roy: Sportstats

10/1/2019
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Marc Roy is the main man at race timing company Sportstats and, with Kona coming up, he joined us to chat about how his job has changed over the years, and everything that is involved in timing a world championship. The post Marc Roy: Sportstats appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:20:13

Gilad Jacobs: NormaTec

10/1/2019
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Gilad Jacobs is the CEO of NormaTec, the number one recovery product on the market. While triathletes were the first endurance athletes to recognize the value of NormaTec, the product now has become invaluable to professional and collegiate teams in all of the major sports. The post Gilad Jacobs: NormaTec appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:29:18

Brad Snyder

10/1/2019
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Brad Snyder lost his vision after he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan in 2011. Exactly one year later, he took home a gold medal in the 2012 Paralympics in London. After taking home seven medals in two Paralympics in swimming he is now training to make it to Tokyo as a Paratriathlete. … The post Brad Snyder appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:01:01:23

Ben Kanute: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France

10/1/2019
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From our Breakfast with Bob: Nice, France Edition: Ben Kanute Ben is a 2016 Olympian representing the US who is hoping to win Ironman 70.3 Worlds in Nice and make the 2020 US Olympic Team for the mixed relay. In 2017 he led the 70.3 Worlds for most of the day until getting caught by… The post Ben Kanute: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:09:48

Cam Wurf: Ironman Italy Win and Kona Build Up

9/29/2019
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Cam Wurf is always one of our most popular guests. He was an Olympic rower, a professional cyclist, and now one of the world’s best triathletes. We chatted after Cam won Ironman Italy, with a 2:45 run and a 7:46:54 finish. Cam talked about his race in Italy and training this year leading into Kona.… The post Cam Wurf: Ironman Italy Win and Kona Build Up appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:41:25

Ellie Salthouse: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France

9/29/2019
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From our Breakfast with Bob: Nice, France Edition: Ellie Salthouse Ellie has been into triathlon since she was 11 years old and turned pro at 17. In 2013 she was thinking of retiring from the sport but Coach Siri Lindley helped her re-ignite her love for the sport. Ellie spent a lot of time training… The post Ellie Salthouse: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:10:39

Judge Craig Mitchell and the Skid Row Marathon

9/26/2019
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Judge Craig Mitchell was introduced to the Midnight Mission on Skid Row by a defendant who he had sent to jail. As a committed runner, it didn’t take long for Judge Mitchell to start a running program for the homeless. That program is the focal point of producer Gabi Hayes’ phenomenal new documentary Skid Row… The post Judge Craig Mitchell and the Skid Row Marathon appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:34:24

Joe McCarthy

9/26/2019
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Joe McCarthy was paralyzed back in 1996 while surfing at the Imperial Beach Pier. Through the Challenged Athletes Foundation, Joe was able to get back into the ocean again in 1999 and became a three-time Paralympic swimmer starting in 2000 in Sydney. Next up for Joe? He’ll get back in the ocean by the Imperial… The post Joe McCarthy appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:40:27

Lauren Parker: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France

9/24/2019
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From our Breakfast with Bob: Nice, France Edition: Lauren Parker Lauren Parker joined us at our Challenged Athletes Foundation San Diego Triathlon Challenge in October of 2017 after being paralyzed in April of that year while training for her first Ironman as a pro. After being introduced to CAF, she received a handcycle from CAF… The post Lauren Parker: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:20:17

Rudy von Berg: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France

9/24/2019
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From our Breakfast with Bob: Nice, France Edition: Rudy von Berg Rudy burst onto the triathlon scene when he won the legendary 2017 Wildflower Triathlon. How long has he been connected to triathlon? Back in 1998, when he was all of five years old, he remembers watching his father race the Ironman World Championship. WATCH… The post Rudy von Berg: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:10:51

Javier Gomez: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France

9/23/2019
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From our Breakfast with Bob: Nice, France Edition: Javier Gomez How many people have won an ITU World Championship, an Ironman 70.3 World Championship, the XTERRA World Championship, plus an Olympic Silver Medal? Javier Gomez just might be the only person in that very elite club! WATCH the interview on the Babbittville YouTube channel here.… The post Javier Gomez: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:09:41

Holly Lawrence: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France

9/23/2019
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From our Breakfast with Bob: Nice, France Edition: Holly Lawrence While racing the Oceanside 70.3 in 2018, Holly actually took second place with what was diagnosed as a fractured ankle. She was out for eight months, but the 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Champion is back and ready to add to her collection of great races.… The post Holly Lawrence: Breakfast with Bob from Nice, France appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:15:59

Ron Mix

9/23/2019
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Ron Mix was the second AFL player to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame behind his San Diego Charger teammate Lance Alworth. Now 81 years old, the man they called ‘The Intellectual Assassin’ was called for holding only two times in his ten year career and, believe it or not, when he… The post Ron Mix appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:48:28

Rick Steele

9/19/2019
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Rick Steele headed over to this year’s Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France looking to have a great race. Little did he know that besides swimming, cycling, and running, he would end up saving the life of a fellow competitor. The post Rick Steele appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:29:06

Beth James: Team Liza

9/18/2019
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On July 4, 2004, Beth James and her three kids were driving home from a gathering when their vehicle was struck by two cars that were drag racing through the streets. Beth’s youngest daughter Liza ended up with severe brain damage from the crash. Being a long-time runner and triathlete, Beth and Liza created Team… The post Beth James: Team Liza appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:29:42

Steve Katai: Hedstrom Fitness

9/15/2019
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Steve Katai graced the covers of Triathlete magazine and Competitor magazine when he won the Degree Everyman Ironman Contest over 15 years ago. The prize? Moving to San Diego from Ohio and receiving a salary from Degree while training with Ironman legend Paula Newby-Fraser for his first-ever Ironman. Over the years, Steve has become an… The post Steve Katai: Hedstrom Fitness appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:17:58

Dallas Eakins

9/12/2019
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Dallas Eakins is the new head coach for the Anaheim Ducks and he is also a very accomplished mountain biker who just finished his tenth-consecutive Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race. I loved his stories about what he learned from his nearly two seasons as the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers, his tenure with the… The post Dallas Eakins appeared first on Babbittville.

Duration:00:24:08