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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.

Babbittville Radio – Babbittville Bob Babbitt

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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.

    Lera Doederlein

    Lera Doederlein

    Lera Doederlein was born with deformed legs in Russia before being adopted by the Doederlein family. After struggling with leg braces and arm crutches, she had both legs amputated above the knee at the age of 14, and for the first time ever, sport became part of her life. Lera is now, at the age of 17, on the US Women’s National Developmental Sled Hockey Team and is also on the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s Women’s Handcycle Team. Lera is a young athlete who is definitely on the move and aiming for the stars.



     

    • 23 min
    Marc Roy: Sportstats Virtual Racing

    Marc Roy: Sportstats Virtual Racing

    In a typical May weekend, Marc Roy from Sportstats and his team would be handling the timing for up to 43 events all over the world. In a typical year 1.5 million people would cross a Sportstats finish line. So how do you pivot to virtual racing while keeping your business afloat? I learned so much from this conversation!



     



     

    • 24 min
    Tom Sullivan 2020

    Tom Sullivan 2020

    Tom Sullivan has never let being born blind get in his way. Every time I chat with Tom I leave the conversation invigorated!



     



     



     



     

    • 44 min
    Tyler Jones

    Tyler Jones

    Meet Tyler Jones. He's an 18 year-old below-knee amputee and long-time CAF athlete who has run 12:03 for 100 meters and is a hopeful for the 2021 Paralympic Team.



     



     



     



     

    • 25 min
    Robin Englehardt: 1981 Ironman

    Robin Englehardt: 1981 Ironman

    Robin Englehardt completed the 1981 Ironman when he was only 14 years old and, since the age limit was bumped up to 18 not long after that, I am the only person who can claim that he was out-kicked by a 14-year-old at the Ironman World Championship.



     



    For more on the early days of Ironman, you may be interested in: Looking Back at the Ironman World Championship: 1980 to 1989



     

    • 26 min
    Sue Reynolds

    Sue Reynolds

    Sue Reynolds was a 335-pound grandmother with absolutely no athletic background before she decided to make some drastic changes in her life. She is now a top age-group triathlete after losing 200 pounds and her book ‘The Athlete Inside: The Transforming Power of Hope, Tenacity, and Faith’ will be coming out on April 28th. Sue is a true example of the power of endurance sports!



     



     

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