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November 22

Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg document their Cho Oyu expedition on the short mountain film “Testing Ourselves”

. . Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg launched yesterday the short film “Testing Ourselves”. The film narrates the express acclimatization process as followed by them during their last expedition to the Himalayas, where both tried to climb the Cho Oyu together, before Kilian went on to face his Everest ascent. In addition to the scientific […]

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 […]

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