Category Archives: kilian jornet

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 […]