Category Archives: salomon running

November 04

SALOMON RUNNING 2022 ADOPTS ASSISTED PLATE

SALOMON RUNNING 2022 ADOPTS ASSISTED PLATE IN THEIR ROAD RUNNING SHOES. Our RUNNING section bring us today the first glimpse of the Salomon Road Running collection for 2022. The French brand adopts carbon plates new technology called Energy Blade in their competition road shoes with the brand new S/Lab Phantasm CF, and also continuing to […]

November 02

SALOMON CROSS: THREE SHOES FOR MUDDY TRAILS.

SALOMON CROSS: THREE SHOES FOR MUDDY TRAILS. Salomon Wildcross 2, Madcross and Cross 2 PRO. Our TRAIL SHOES section has already presented the Salomon 2021-22 range some time ago. Now that autumn/winter arrives we use the magnifying glass on these shoes with great lugs for mud and fresh snow. Today we review three of them, […]

July 07

SALOMON CROSS HIKE GTX: THE SPEEDCROSS PHILOSOPHY APPLIED TO ALPINE HIKES.

SALOMON CROSS HIKE GTX: The Speedcross philosophy approaches the hikes. Our HIKING SHOES section presents today one more novelty of the catalogue of the French brand for 2021-22. Heiress of the speeecross philosophy, now comes a very peculiar fast hiking shoe. We continue the advance 21-22 Salomon after the Ultra Glide with 32mm of cushioning […]

April 23

SALOMON MADCROSS: TRAIL RUNNING SHOES FOR MUDDY CONDITIONS & SALOMON TECHNOLOGY FOR 100€

SALOMON MADCROSS: TRAIL RUNNING SHOES FOR MUDDY CONDITIONS & SALOMON TECHNOLOGY FOR 100€. Our TRAIL SHOES section presents another great novelty today. The Salomon Madcross will arrive in 2021-22 looking to complete the most accessible range of the French brand. It will do so with a price of 100€, weight 295 grams and drop of […]

October 23

SALOMON XA BACKPACKS 15L 25L 35L: FULL REVIEW BY JAMES HADLEY, FROM SALOMON HQ AT ANNECY.

  . Our TRAIL RUNNING GEAR section travels today to Annecy with Mayayo for SALOMON XA BACKPACKS. After recently taking you through the TO7 Trail shoes for 2020 from the french brand with Mike Ambrose, today we listen to James Hadley as he takes us through the development that led to the new Salomon XA […]

October 10

SALOMON RUNNING TOP7 TRAIL SHOES FOR 2020: BY MICHAEL AMBROSE FROM SALOMON HQ AT ANNECY.

  . Our TRAIL RUNNING GEAR section travels today to Annecy with Mayayo for TOP7 SALOMON TRAIL SHOES 2020. We will discover the Salomon X Alpine Pro; Salomon Slab Sense 8 and 8SG; Salomon Sense Ride 3; Salomon Sense Pro 4; Salomon Slab X Alpine Modular and the Salomon Cross Pro. An overview of the […]

July 04

Emelie Forsberg: sets a new FKT in the Kungsleden Trail

  EMELIE FORSBERG SETS A NEW RECORD IN THE KUNGSLEDENG TRAIL Emelie Forsberg achieved yet another record, after establishing new speed marks in Monte Rosa and Mont Blanc in late June, she now possesses also the Fastest Known Time (FKT) in the Kungsleden Trail, in the Swedish Lapland. Emelie Forsberg completed the 450km trail in […]

June 14

SALOMON SENSE RIDE: VIDEO PRESENTATION. Light and nimble trail running shoe

. The Salomon Sense series has been a top seller within the Salomon trail line, particularly for the performance oriented crowd. The Salomon Sense Ride was introduced as new member to the Sense family, with its very own personality, quite different from sister shoes  Sense Pro and Sense Marin, . Its tech specs discover an agile […]

June 11

SALOMON SLAB ULTRA: VIDEO PRESENTATION WITH FRANÇOIS D´HAENE. The making of this shoe.

. Check out SALOMON SLAB ULTRA shoes official presentation here, featuring François d’Haene. How this show came to be. Play video! ___________________________ . SALOMON SLAB ULTRA: PHOTO GALLERY ON AND OFF THE TRAILS.  . Several members of our team, from Alejandro Lopez to Pablo Villalobos and more have by now completed their running tests over […]

November 25

Salomon Shoes winter 2017 Highlights: Salomon Outpath gore tex; Salomon Speedspike CS, Salomon Speedcross Pro 2 and Salomon Sense Ride.

. Salomon running shoes keep up an ever expanding catalogue: For the upcoming winter 2017 we have picked four personal favorites among it that may fairly be pointed out among the best of their class. Hence, follow us as we share with you a quick view of the new Salomon Outpath goretex for winter trekking; the […]

June 07

MAXI RACE ANNECY 2017: François D’haene videointerview as winner 111km

. Salomon Gore-Tex MaXi-Race 2017 offered up to ten different races  from 12km to 111km over three days, from 26 to 28 May. “Developed by runners, for runners”, all the race formats on offer are open to amateur and elite athletes alike and give each participant the freedom to choose the appropriate distance. This 7th […]

March 22

SALOMON TRAIL RUNNING APPAREL 2017/18: NEW MODULAR CONCEPT. MARIJO BEE INTERVIEWED BY MAYAYO.

  . Salomon trail running apparel has taken a new approach for the future. At the latest ISPO Munich we discussed the new modular concept with Marijo Bee, as category manager for the brand. The new direction will allow every runner to blend three separate layers choosing within each the lenght and support as preferred. […]

January 03

SALOMON ULTRA RUNNING ACADEMY 2017 OFFERS 48 ENTRIES: INFO & INTERVIEW GREG VOLLET, SALOMON SPORTS MARKETING MGR.

. Talent scouting and development is becoming paramount at the trail running scene. Fresh faces come up every year and make big impressions in major ultrarunning events through the world, such as Mira Rai victory at Marathon Mont Blanc 80k in 2015 or Ida Nilsson´s at Transvulcania 2016. The french brand that recruited both talents […]

June 06

MIRA RAI, SALOMON RUNNING, FROM NEPAL TO THE WORLD: Video interview by Mayayo at Transvulcania.

. Mira Rai is a nepalese runner currently in the Salomon Running squad. She took over the international peloton back in 2015 at the Skyrunners world series when she achieved a second place at the hypertechnical  Tromso Skyrace over 44km and then went on to another silver at the Ultra Pirineu over 109km, a result that […]

May 24

IDA NILSSON, SALOMON RUNNING, WINNER AT TRANSVULCANIA. Video interview by Mayayo

. Ida Nilsson is a veteran track & field runner from Sweden who has recently taken to trail running and skimo. After a second place at Ultra Vasa and a win at an alpine marathon, she was signed on by the Salomon Sweden team and thus got a chance to compete at Skyrunning World Cup […]

October 17

REMI BONNET, WORLD CHAMP SKYRUNNER VERTICAL SERIES 2015, WITH JUST 20 YEARS. Interview by Mayayo at Limone Extreme.

.   Once upon a time, there came a young gun straight out of skimo who took the world´s trail running by storm. His name was Kilian Jornet. In 2008 he made worldwide head news by winning the 100 miles at Ultra Trail Mont Blanc with 20 years. This weekend at that same age of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Diagonale de Fous 2012 18oct-20h: Kilian Jornet, Iker Karrera and Nerea Martínez -from the Salomon Spain team- among the favorites.

The XX Diagonale des Fous will be launched today at 20h -local time in Spain- to cover 170km and a vertical climb of 10.845 meters crossing the full length of the Reunion Island. In the history of the race, only two non-french runners have ever achieved victory here. This 2012 there are three spaniards among […]

Skyrunning World Series: Pikes Peak Marathon results & photos. Winners: Kilian Jornet – Emelie Forsberg. Mireia Miró takes 3rd.

The Skyrunning 2012 season visited yesterday one of the great american classic trail runs: The Pike´s Peak Marathon. The race was won by Kilian Jornet  in 3h40 with Alex Nichols coming in second and Max King in third. The women´s race got a full Salomon Running podium with Emelie Forsberg on top, Kasie Enman second […]

Iker Karrera: Haute Route Chamonix Zermatt new skyrunning record at 21h20m. Bravo!

Iker Karrera  is another relevant name among the trailrunners from Spain. Just as his Salomon Running team Miguel Heras and Nerea Martínez he has come to shine particularly at ultra trails. This 2012 he was already vicotrious at the TNF Philippines and Lavaredo Ultra Trail  . He then went on to set this superb record in the High Route from Chamonix  to […]

Skyrunning World Series: Spaniards Kilian Jornet and Tofol Castanyer take Speedgoat 50k (USA) and Giir di Mont (ITA)

The Skyrunning 2012 season had once again a double session this weekend, with the Atlantic Ocean in between:  The Speedgoat 50k Skyrace was run Saturday 28Jul in the United States, whereas Giir di Mont was run 29Jul in Italy. Skyrunners from Spain once again dominated both races: Kilian Jornet (ESP) took Speedgoat and Tofol Castanyer (ESP) won […]

Skyrunning World Series: Dolomites skyrace (22k/D+1750m) Results & photos. Kilian Jornet, winner and new record. Mireia Miro 3rd.

The Skyrunning 2012 season celebrated last Sunday  the 15th Dolomites Skyrace (22k/D+1750m). The demanding Trentino Vertical Kilometer held on thursday did not have a spanish winner. But in the skyrace, Kilian Jornet pushed relentlessly to achieve not only victory, buy a new course record. Bravo!. In the women´s field, Mireia Miró held its first “long” race after […]

Skyrunning World Series: Vertical Kilometer Dolomites. Spaniards take 5 of 10 top spots. Kilian Jornet 3rd Mireia Miro 2nd

The Skyrunning 2012 season had a double session this weekedn at the Dolomites, with the Trentino Vertical  Kilometer (2,1k/D+1000m) on thursday and the Dolomites Skyrace (22k/D+1750m) on Sunday. The demanding VK did not have a spanish winner this time. Nevertheless, the skyrunners from below the Pyrenees took yet 5 of the top 10 spots, with […]

Kilian Jornet´s “Summits of my life Project”: Skyrunning from Mont Blanc 2012 to Everest 2015. And Bruno Brunod.

Kilian Jornet has just unveiled his “Summits of My Life” project. A personal challenge that shall take him running from the summit of Mont-Blanc in 2012 to that of Mount Everest by 2015. In between, mystic mountains such as Matterhorn, Elbrus,  Aconcagua and Mc Kinley. In doing so, he treads in the footsteps of ilustrous pioneers, […]

Transvulcania Ultramarathon 2012 results: Winners Anna Frost & Dakota Jones.

Transvulcania Ultramarathon 2012: Full results here. 561 finishers The results of Transvulcania sky  Ultramarathon 2012 were up to the high expectations the entry list had raised. The intense heat brought on a tougher mountain race than expected and also did remind us that sometimes, there is as much greatness in victory as there is grace in […]

Carrera Alto Sil, Leon (29k/D+1.515): Winners De Gasperi & Kortazar. 400 runners brave the snow

The Carrera Alto Sil,  in the spanish province of Leon, reached its fourth edition this Sunday 18th March and celebbrated so with a superb field of trail runners coupled with true mountain conditions, including snow. The race was finally won by Marco De Gasperi (ITA) and Ohiana Kortazar (ESP), leading a pelotón of up to 400 […]

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