Category Archives: kilian jornet

September 03

Kilian Jornet is beaten for the first time at UTMB. Came in second to D´Haene after three previous victories

  .   François d´Haene and Nuria Picas won the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc hundred miles 2017. Kilian Jornet came second to François after a closely fought race with the Frenchman. After his previous first three victories, it was the fourth time Jornet has taken part in the Alpine classic. This time, in a race dominated […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]

July 16

Kilian Jornet wins HardRock 100 Miles for the fourth time. He overcame a dislocated arm and ran to victory for 60 miles with arm on a sling.

    . Kilian Jornet has won his fourth consecutive Hardrock 100 Miles (162k/D+10.375m). It’s the fourth time Jornet has won the ultra-distance event held in Colorado, USA, and he did so despite running with a dislocated shoulder from kilometre 21. Jornet completed the race in a time of 24h 32’. After an early fall […]

June 20

Kilian Jornet back to trail running: Race kick-off at Marathon Mont Blanc, then HardRock, Sierre-Zinal, UTMB, Glencoe and Ultrapirineu.

. Kilian Jornet will come back to trail running this weekend at Mont Blanc Marathon. From then on, he will be racing also at Hardrock, Sierre Zinal, Ultra Trail Mont Blanc, Glen Coe Skyline and Ultra Pirineu. His running calendar also includes some personal pet projects as the Bob Graham Round in the UK. Now, let us […]

May 22

Kilian Jornet climbs Mt Everest alone and unsupported: From Rongbuk Monastery (5.100m) to 8.848m summit and down to 6.500m camp. #oureverest

. . KILIAN JORNET HAS CLIMBED MOUNT EVEREST: He did so alone, in a single push from base camp at 5.100m and without oxygen or fixed ropes. Jornet reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain (8,484 m) as the final chapter  of his Summits of My Life project, and it sets a new “Fastest […]

May 21

Kilian Jornet takes on Everest: From Rongbuk Monastery (5.100m) to 8.848m summit and down non-stop. #oureverest

. Today May 21, Kilian Jornet is set to finish his personal project of climbing the north face of Everest. The mountaineer aims to set a new benchmark for the ascent and descent of the world’s highest mountain (8,848m) without oxygen. . The challenge is part of his Summits of My Life project which since […]

March 22

Kilian Jornet to take on Everest and UTMB again in 2017. Six trail races and personal projects fill his calendar.

. Kilian Jornet returns this summer to the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc and Everest. The spaniard has just made public his calendar for the coming months, whereas he will be combining mountain races, personal projects and the remaining challenge for his Summits of My Life project. As for trail running, he will racing at UTMB, […]

March 11

Kilian Jornet & Alexis Sevennec take second at Pierra Menta after Lenzi/Eydallin victory. Laetitia Roux wins for 7th time, now with Emelie Forsberg.

 . The Pierra Menta 2017 was just completed today, with the iconic stage at the Grand Mont as the last of  four stages The usual human wall once again welcomed the peloton for the 32nd edition of the race in Arêches-Beaufort (France), The track covers every year a total of around  100k/D+10,000m rcing in pairs, […]

March 01

Skimo World Championship 2017 at Italy: Kilian Jornet and Andrea Mayr win the vertical race world title.

  The skimo world championships 2017  are on their way. Italy is now hosting the second part of the event  at the Transcavallo venue scenario, north east of the country. We are enjoying seven wild days of races over two areas: Alpago for Individual and Team, Piancavallo for Sprint, Vertical and Relay, attended by 300 athletes […]

January 31

International Ski Mountaneering Federation answers Kilian Jornet´s statement from Skimo World Cup 2017 at Cambre d´Aze

  . The Skimo World Cup 2017 completed its second leg this weekend at Cambre d’Aze. Laetitia Roux and Robert Antonioli were the official winners at yesterday´individual after the stormy award ceremony, where the three top senior men (Jornet, Lenzi, Eydallin) were disqualified. Later on,  Kilian Jornet issued a personal statement on the reason why the […]

January 28

Skimo World Cup 2017: Roux and Antonioli win individual Cambre d´Aze. Podium senior men disqualified. Official ISMF and Kilian Jornet statements

  . The Skimo World Cup 2017 reached its second leg this weekend at Cambre d’Aze. Indivual and sprint races  will be held at the facilities of the ski resort of Cambre d’Aze on the north side of Puigmal, a familiar territory for much of the spanish team. The individual race of today had Laetitia […]

January 27

Kilian Jornet and Laura Orgué lead the spanish team into the second leg of Skimo World Cup at Catalan Pyrenees

.   . The Skimo World Cup 2017 reaches its second leg this weekend at Cambre d’Aze. The French Pyrenees welcome again the Spanish team FEDME with Killian Jornet and Laura Orgué leading the squad to glide it out with the traditional Alpine countries: France, Italy and Switzerland. The races will be held at the […]

January 22

Skimo World Cup 2017 at FontBlanca (Andorra): Vertical winners Emelie Forsberg & Werner Marti. Personal insight by Kilian Jornet, 2nd.

. The Skimo World Cup 2017 started this weekend at Fontblanca, Andorra. Killian Jornet and Laetitia Roux arrived as defending champions from 2016 to the competition at Vallnord’s ski station facilities.  Laetitia Roux and Anton Palzer won the individual race on Saturday, then today Sunday the Vertical race went to Werner Marti and Emelie Forsberg. […]

January 19

Skimo World Cup 2017 starts at FontBlanca (Andorra) with Kilian Jornet and Laetitia Roux as defending champions

. The Skimo World Cup 2017 is set to start this weekend at Fontblanca, Andorra with Killian Jornet and Laetitia Roux as defending champions from 2016.T his competition will be held at Vallnord’s ski station facilities, also as the second event for the XV Andorra Cup of the specialty. The 2017 calendarar for the Skimo […]

April 14

Kilian Jornet to take on the Everest speed record, that defeated Bruno Brunod in 2005.

. Kilian Jornet has just released its 2016 trail running calendar, which includes just two mountain races: Zegama Aizkorri en Spain and Hardock in Colorado.  Jornet will then travel to the Himalayas in order to start preparing his Everest challenge, the final chapter within his Summits of My Life project. The Summit of My life […]

March 19

Kilian Jornet wins Indivual Skimo World Cup, for the fourth time. And doubles up with the Vertical title.

  . Kilian Jornet has just won today the individual category at the Mondolé SkiAlp, the last event in the ski mountaineering World Cup, winning his fourth world trophy in this category. The spanish skier competing for the national team FEDME completes the 2016 Skimo World Cup with a double, having already won the vertical […]

January 15

Skimo World Cup starts at Fontblanca, with Kilian Jornet, Emelie Forsberg, Remi Bonnet, William Bon Mardion, Laetitia Roux and Laura Orgué among favorites.

  The 2016 skimo season opens up its world cup series this weekend at Fontblanca, Andorra. Several spaniards will be there, aiming for the best, such as Kilian Jornet, Laura Orgué, Claudia Galicia, Mireia Miró, Oriol Cardona, Marc Pinsach, and plenty more that will take part in this ski mountaineering World Cup first event. _______________________ […]

December 11

Kilian Jornet launches 3rd film “Langtang” on Nepal, plus construction project for 116 houses (Barcelona, DEC12)

  Kilian Jornet is to launch his third film tomorrow, with the premiere taking place in Barcelona at 19H. Within the framework of the film Langtang, the project Summits of My Life is promoting a charity challenge to contribute to the reconstruction of Nepal . . Kilian already shared this initiative this morning, at the […]

March 26

Kilian Jornet trail running calendar 2015 cut to half: Everest Record attempt and five races confirmed.

Kilian Jornet has  just released its 2015 trail running calendar, which includes only six mountain races in Europe and the United States, including one to be confirmed. Before that, Jornet will travel to the Himalayas in order to start preparing his Everest challenge, final chapter within his Summits of My Life project. Striking contrast is […]

December 24

Kilian jornet sets new fastest known time at Aconcagua (12h49m). Report, photos, gear list & split times

Kilian Jornet has just set a new fastest known time for the ascent-descent of Mount Aconcagua (6.959m) as part of his project Summits of My Life. Jornet achieved a time of 12h49′ following the normal route, with 60k/D+4.000mm, and Horcones as start-finish ______________ KILIAN JORNET´S SETS NEW FKT AT ACONCAGUA: REPORT.  With this new achievement, Kilian […]

November 28

KIlian Jornet´s book “Run or Die” hits the top6 Sports Books in UK

Kilian Jornet’s first book, Run or Die, distinguished among the top 6 sport books in the UK for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award.  Jornet attended yesterday the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in London ____________________   KILIAN JORNET´S FIRST BOOK, RUN OR DIE, IN TOP6 SPORTS BOOK UK.  Run […]

June 29

Kilian Jornet double Skyrunning world champion at Vertical Km & Marathon, plus Laura Orgue (KMV) & Luis Alberto Hernando (Ultra80k)

Kilian Jornet, Laura Orgué & Luis Alberto Hernando come back to Spain as members of its national team by FEDME claiming 4 world champions titles altogether: On Friday the vertical KM saw Kilian & Laura on top, just after Luis Alberto had won the Ultra 80k. Kilian rounded it up today winning the Marathon. ____________ SKYRUNNING […]

June 03

Emelie Forsberg (Salomon Running) interviewed at Zegama by Mayayo: 2013 Memories & Objectives for 2014

  Emelie Forsberg ended up the 2013 skyrunning season on a most dominating note, with an impressive track record, including her skyrunning world cup title, and european titles both for skyrace and ultras. Also relevant were some prestige victories at races like Transvulcania 80k or the Zegama Marathon. She also ran her first 100miler, at the […]

March 28

Kilian Jornet´s new film “Dejame Vivir” shares in the experiences at Mont Blanc, Matterhorn and Elbrus records in 2013

Kilian Jornet has new launched his second film, within the scope of the Summits of My Life project.  Having recently become National Geographic´s “Adventurer of the Year 2014” he now shares with us the joys and sorrows of his three mountain speed record attemps in 2013, to Mont Blanc, Matterhorn and Elbrus. ______________ KILIAN JORNET´S SECOND FILM: Déjame vivir.  The […]

Kilian Jornet designated by National Geographic as Adventurer of the Year.

Kilian Jornet has been designated as “Adventurer of the Year 2014” by the famous American magazine National Geographic. In an open voting procedure which recorded the highest number of votes in the history of the award, Jornet was awarded the prize for the milestones achieved within the scope of the Summits of My Life project. “Being […]

November 15

Kilian Jornet´s book “The invisible border” just launched: Summary & Video of the official presentation.

Kilian Jornet has just presented his second book: “The invisible border”. After the success of “Run or Die” back in 2011, this new book is the story of an expedition that is a search, an escape and also a reunion with his own self. The book is now available in Spanish, French and Catalan. See […]

July 11

Kilian Jornet Mont Blanc record 4h57m. (Chamonix-MtBlanc-Chamonix) Succesful kick off for “Summits of My Life” year 2.

Kilian Jornet set off at 4.38AM today from Chamonix shooting for the Mont Blanc summit together with friend and champion mountain skier Matheo Jacquemoud within the 2nd year of his Summits of My life project. He succesfully completed the ascent and descent of Mont Blanc des Chamonix, setting a new record with a time of 4h57m versus the […]

May 27

Zegama Aizkorri 2013: Race report, full results and photos. WINNERS: Kilian Jornet & Emelie Forsberg.

Zegama Aizkorri is a 42-km/DT5.472m mountain marathon hedl at the Basque village of Zegama in Spain. Kilian Jornet has just won this 2013 Skyrunning world series event  for the sixth time, this year in 3h54m.  Salomon Running teammate Emelie Forsberg took the women´s field in 4h48m.  As it happens every year at Zegama, animation was extraordinary,  with […]

Kilian Jornet´s “Summits of my life Project”: High altitude climbing and skiing at Nepal w/ Jordi Tosas & Jordi Corominas.

Kilian Jornet has just come back from his last step within his “Summits of My Life” project.  The project is a personal challenge that took off running from the summit of Mont-Blanc in 2012 and will go on to that of Mount Everest by 2015. In between, mystic mountains such as Matterhorn, Elbrus,  Aconcagua and […]

March 06

Kilian Jornet´s 2013 trail running calendar: Racing plus three Summits of my life attempts

Kilian Jornet has just issued his 2013 trail running calendar where he is aiming to go one step above and beyond previous seasons. He dominated the sport in 2012, from the explosive vertical kilometers to the longest and toughest ultra trails the world over: 19 trail races entered, 17 victories achieved, plus 2 podiums. Beyond […]

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