Today I have Bob Babbitt on the show. Bob is USA Triathlon Hall of Fame and Ironman Hall of Fame Inductee and a guy who’s name is writ large across the Ironman story. You’d be hard-pressed to find a person that has done more for our sport than Bob Babbitt. This guys passion over 3 decades is just on another level. The giving back and the building of brands where the goal and outcomes have been that ‘everyone wins’. There’s so much we can learn from this standup guy and a fantastic storyteller. This was a long conversation so if you have to split it up. It’s worth it. So very much worth it.
IN TODAYS EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:
- Why race shorter races
- The Business plan for competitor magazine and all that followed
- Bobs first Ironman Hawaii on Oahu with his Police auction fire charred bike
- How lucky we have it
- The lessons of working with disadvantaged kids from rough upbringings
- His favorite interviews
- What his tagline “Inspire – Inform – Ignite” means
- The start of CAF and what its done
- Bob’s best and worst investments
- The best bits of advice he’s been given
- Bob’s call to us athletes
- And more
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