Author Archives: adefrutos

March 21

MAXI-RACE ANNECY 2019: Only a few bibs left. François d’Haene and Jason Schlarb will run the Ultra-Race

  . In about two months (May 24-26) Salomon Gore-Tex MaXi-Race will be held in Annecy. More than 9000 runners from 55 countries in 11 race formats will join the adventure on a full or partial loop around Lake Annecy via the surrounding mountains. At the moment, many of the races have filled up registrations […]

March 20

ALEX TXIKON SUMMIT ATTEMPT IN K2 DISMISSED: THE STRONG WIND SLOWS DOWN THE ATTEMPT IN K2 AND THE MOUNTAINEER AND HIS TEAM SET COURSE BACK HOME

  In our mountaineering section we have been followed the Alex Txikon expedition these days to K2 with no oxigen. Unfortunately and due the strong wind, the team was not able to continue the ascent from 7150 meters. Let’s have a look at the video and see the all the feelings, obstacles and achievements lived […]

March 17

SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019, Villars-sur-Ollon (SUI): Relay race, Italy won the last gold medal

  On Saturday morning the last act of the Ski Mountaineering World Championships took place on the Swiss snows of Villars-sur-Ollon. Finally in Col de Bretaye the sun appeared giving to the 31 nations present a show of absolute level. Italy won the last gold medal at the Ski Mountaineering World Championships and France and […]

March 16

SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019, Villars-sur-Ollon (SUI): Rémi Bonnet and Werner Marti won the gold medal in the Team race

  On Friday in the early afternoon the penultimate race of the Ski Mountaineering World Championships took place. Rémi Bonnet and Werner Marti won the gold medal in the Team race, among Women Lorna Bonnel and Axelle Gachet Mollaret got the top step of the podium   _____________________   SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019: Team race […]

March 15

Ultra Trail Mount Fuji: Announce The North Face – Strava – UTMF collaboration event

. The ULTRA-TRAIL Mt. FUJI Race Committee (Izu City, Shizuoka, Japan, Race Committee Overall Director: Tsuyoshi Kaburaki) is announcing this week that an official supplier contract has been concluded with Strava, Inc. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A., CEO: James Quarles). This contract realizes a new three-way collaboration between THE NORTH FACE, a brand of Goldwin, which […]

March 14

SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019, Villars-sur-Ollon (SUI): Werner Marti (SUI) and Andrea Mayr (AUT) are the new World Champions in the Vertical race

  Ski mountaineering World Championships, day three. On Wednesday afternoon the third race scheduled for the Ski mountaineering World Championships in progress on the Swiss snows of Villars-sur-Ollon went on stage   _____________________   SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019: Vertical race report.   Due to adverse weather conditions, the Local Organizing Committee and the officials of […]

March 11

SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019, Villars-sur-Ollon (SUI): Arno Lietha (SUI) and Claudia Galicia Cotrina (ESP) new World Champions in the Sprint Race

  Ski mountaineering World Championships, day one. After the opening ceremony, which attracted hundreds of people through the streets of Villars-sur-Ollon (Switzerland), on sunday morning the turn was of the Sprint race. The first athletes who put the gold medal around the neck were the Swiss Arno Lietha, who was the winner among Seniors but […]

March 08

SKIMO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019, Villars-sur-Ollon (SUI): Ski mountaineering World Championships will open up on Saturday 9th March

  With the opening ceremony in Villars-sur-Ollon (Switzerland) on Saturday afternoon the Ski mountaineering World Championships will officially open up under the direction of the ISMF staff. The best athletes of ski mountaineering will take part in this world event, representing 31 nations. A real record of participation that will make this Championships unparalleled in […]

March 01

TOR130 and TOR30: Registrations open for TOR 130 – Tot Dret (130k/D+12000) and TOR 30 – Passage au Malatrà (30k/D+2300)

. Pre-registrations for Tor des Géants® closed two weeks ago. Tor des Géants is a 330k/D+24.000m ultra trail which takes place all over the Aosta Valley, Italy, in September, with its start and the finish at Courmayeur. The  course must be completed in less than 150 hours, counting on over 43 refreshment points and among […]

February 28

TRANSGRANCANARIA HG 2019 (128K/D+7500M): 1st Series Bonus race is gone, be ready for the next.

  The third race of the 2019 circuit of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour and the first series bonus race has ended. The 20th edition of the Transgrancanaria HG, 3rd race of the 2019 Ultra-Trail® World Tour circuit and 1st Series Bonus race, just ended under the sun of the Canary Islands. And once again, the […]