Joshua Miller

JJ Meet Joshua Miller….     Find out more about the Angel City Games here.    Find out more about The Challenged Athletes Foundation here, and the San Diego Triathlon Challenge h...

Mauricio Pena

Dream Big   Meet Mauricio Pena….     Find out more about the Angel City Games here.        Find out more about The Challenged Athletes Foundation here, and the San...

Ella Rodriquez

Lots of Options Meet Ella Rodriquez….     Find out more about the Angel City Games here.    Find out more about The Challenged Athletes Foundation here, and the San Diego Triathl...

David Bailey and Carlos Moleda

For three years, from 1998-2000, former Navy SEAL Carlos Moleda and motocross legend David Bailey went head-to-head in Kona in the handcycle division. Moleda had been paralyzed when he was shot in th...

Andrew Seelhoff

      Find out more about the Angel City Games here.        Find out more about The Challenged Athletes Foundation here, and the San Diego Triathlon Challenge here.  &nb...

A Salute to His Soldiers

  The date was June 21, 2003 and Captain David Rozelle was in his Humvee on a mission in Iraq. Their vehicle drove over an anti-tank land mine and Rozelle, who was sitting directly above where t...

Super Bowl

Editorial By Bob Babbitt Competitor, January/February 1998   Nervous?  Sure, I guess you could say I’m nervous.  The big man in front of us is pacing slowly back and forth, arms folded, a scowl ...

Dick and Rick Hoyt

As a dad, what would you do if doctors told you that your son Rick was a vegetable and that he should be institutionalized? If you’re Dick Hoyt, you ignore the experts and prove everyone wrong. They ...

My Camelot

I love racing. There is nothing better in the whole wide world. Some people I know get stressed out just thinking about race morning. But for me, if it’s a Saturday or Sunday and there are no numbers...

Rod and Pre

Their first meeting came after the 1972 Olympics. At those games in Munich, America’s young gun, Steve Prefontaine, took fourth place in the Olympic 5000 meters while New Zealand’s Rod Dixon took hom...

Mr. Lucky

  Scott Brown and Chris Fuller fit the profile for Muddy Buddies perfectly. After all, the Muddy Buddy is for folks looking for a good time running and cycling with a little bit of pizzazz added...

St George Spotlight

On Saturday, May 6th, Ironman 70.3 St George will bring a stellar field together for the North American Pro Championship. We've collected a few of our favorite interviews with some of the stars set t...

Countdown to the 2017 Boston Marathon!

This week on Babbittville….Counting Down to Boston! This week on Babbittville we look forward to the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17th with a look back at a few of our favorite features and inter...

February 18, 1978

Clockwise: A scene from the bike course of the original Ironman on Oahu. The founders: John and Judy Collins, with a Hole in the Head trophy, first created by John himself. Sunset at Sans Souci Beach...

The Man in the Mirror

  The room is 90 square feet and, when he works out, he simulates the toughest race day conditions by pumping up the temperature to 100 degrees and the humidity to 100% . He trains by riding his...

Stories from the Lava Fields of Kona

  BJ Christenson is 6’7” tall, ran the steeplechase in college in Utah, and this was his ninth time racing Kona. He has a PR in Kona of 9:03, but he has never placed in his division, finishing a...