by Bob Babbitt | Jun 16, 2013 | | Comments Off
John Vande Velde is the father of cyclist Christian Vande Velde from the Garmin-Sharp team, and a 1968 and 1972 Olympian. Our conversation ranged from his amateur days to his Olympic experiences, to his appearance as one of the four Italian cyclists in Breaking Away, to the cycling achievements of his three kids, and to the upcoming Gran Fondo – www.christiansgranfondo.com that he and Christian are putting on in Chicago on September 28th.
by Bob Babbitt | Jun 15, 2013 | | Comments Off
Curt Sandoval from KABC and Velocity Sports Performance is a huge supporter of endurance sports, a multiple time Ironman finisher and a long time CAF fan and fundraiser. His June 16th Father’s Day 5K Run and Walk at the College of the Canyons in Valencia is also a fundraiser for CAF. For more info go to www.velocitysp.com/scv
by Bob Babbitt | Jun 06, 2013 | | Comments Off
by Bob Babbitt | May 28, 2013 | | Comments Off
Larry Turkheimer created a program called the Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge three years ago with the help and support of the LA Tri Club. The program has now helped to teach 1654 inner city youngsters how to swim. 250 supporters are expected to gather at the Culver City Municipal Pool on Sunday, June 2nd to swim and help raise money for the program. For more information the website is www.coast2coastswim.com