Kilian Jornet´s new book launched: Nothing is impossible
Kilian Jornet has just presented his forth book: “Nothing is impossible“. After the success of “Run or Die” back in 2011, “The Invisible Border” and “Summits of my life” this new book is the story of training, the challenges of high mountains, the hundreds of races and those who have accompanied him on the journey.
The book is now available in Spanish, and Catalan.
KILIAN JORNET BOOK NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE
“We shouldn’t believe things are impossible, we have to dream and test ourselves to see how far we can go,” is how Kilian Jornet summed up Nada es imposible (Nothing is impossible), his new book.
Training, the challenges of high mountains, the hundreds of races and those who have accompanied him on the journey, in Res és impossible, Jornet shares his thoughts and reflections on the experience he has accumulated during years in the mountains: the risks, the physical limits and the desire to go one step beyond. He gives a mature, honest, sincere and vivid account of climbing Everest and the more than 500 mountain skiing and trail running races he has competed in.
There is also a part of the book dedicated to those he calls “fellow dreamers” who have accompanied him on his adventures such as Simón Elías, Ueli Steck, Stéphane Brosse and Vivian Bruchez, among others.
Nada es imposible is published by Ara Llibres in Catalan (Res és impossible) and Spanish (Nada es imposible) and is his fourth book, following the publication of Córrer o morir (Run or die), La frontera invisible (The invisible border) and Summits of My Life: somnis i reptes a la muntanya (Summits of My Life: daring adventures on the world’s greatest peaks).
The latter covers the Summits of My Life project and was published a year ago in Catalan and Spanish and is now available in English, Italian, French and Norwegian.
Also, it’s been an intense and unusual autumn for Kilian Jornet after a season which has had a bit of everything from injuries to races abandoned, records, victories and challenges. After a few days relaxing in the Himalayas, Jornet undertook a promotional tour of China, Thailand, the United States, France, the UK and Italy. “I’m really pleased to have been able to tell people in various places about our sport and mountain culture and I’m very grateful for the welcome I have received,” said Jornet.
After screening in Spain last March in more than 70 cities and becoming one of the most viewed films of 2018, now Path to Everest is to premiere internationally and in November and December will screen in 11 countries as part of the Montagne en Scène festival.
Kilian Jornet is heading back to Norway to get in some skiing in readiness for the winter season although he hasn’t yet said in which events he plans to compete.
THE OTHER BOOKS FROM KILIAN JORNET
2011 “RUN OR DIE” The arrival of Kilian’s first book to Catalan bookstores was a typhoon that took everyone by surprise. WE had the opportunity to discuss it with him during the days prior to Kilian’s Classic in Font Romeu, when that first edition was already a sales boom, but the Spanish edition had not yet come out.
2013 “THE INVISIBLE BORDER” From the magnificent overture in honor of Stephane Brosse, to the long journey of three mountaineers through an indomitable Nepal.
2017 SUMMITS OF MY LIFE The project summarizes five years of dreams and challenges in the mountains, which we have been telling you here step by step. An odyssey that according to the author has led him to discover the peaks of his life. The book is once again published in Catalan and Spanish, includes texts written in first person by Kilian, photographs and infographics that bring all the details of the project closer.
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