Mack Johnson was a college freshman when he fell off a patio on November 5th 2016 and was paralyzed from the waist down. Six months later, while he and his family were at Dateland in California on their way home from the NCAA Championships in Arizona, he met the amazing Bill Walton. the next thing Mack knew, he was introduced to the Challenged Athletes Foundation and riding twenty miles a day down the California Coastline on a hand... Read more
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 day after he won the 2014 National Time Trial Championship after a 60 mile per hour crash during the Road Race. Taylor is alwa... Read more
Barry Siff is the former president of USA Triathlon. While he still loves and is on the Board of both USA Triathlon and the ITU, he is now also the CEO of USA Team Handball. What is Team Handball? Barry is so glad you asked!
Hunter Allen raced BMX, the roads and MTB in a career that lasted 17 years. He is now one of the top coaches on the planet and an expert on training with power.
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!
Bob is joined by Tobias and Carrie Panek from KOZ Events!
Bob is joined by triathlete and Huntington Beach's own Matt McElroy!
Bob is joined by triathlete Evan Pardi! Not only is Evan a world-class athlete, he also plays double bass for the Phoenix Symphony!
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 re-birth of American running in the 2000s.
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 are introduced for the first time. Not a lot of dialogue comes along for the ride. "Let’s throw," is what I remembe... Read more
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 of a sudden I hear this motorcycle horn behind me,” remembers Stewart. “I’m thinking, ‘What the hell is a motorcycl... Read more
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.