Category Archives: ski mountainering

April 29

Mezzalama Trophy: Kilian Jornet ,Armin Höfl and Jakob Herrmann podium

  In his first and only winter season competition, Kilian Jornet enjoyed being part of the team with the Austrians Armin Höfl and Jakob Herrmann and took a podium place in the legendary Mezzalama Trophy which, due to bad weather conditions, was run over a modified course. The trio of athletes crossed the line in […]

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 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 […]

February 21

Kilian Jornet presents his short documentary “Troll Wall”. From ski mountaineering to steep skiing.

  Kilian Jornet presents his short documentary “Troll Wall”. The video captures the first descent on skis of Fiva, a route located in Trolltind, where the Troll Wall is located. It’s the highest vertical wall in Europe, and which Kilian completed in February 2018. The piece features testimonials and tells of Kilian Jornet’s progression as […]

February 12

Kilian Jornet: New record, he achieves a total elevation gain of 23,486m in 24 hours

  He made it again, Kilian beats a new record, this time while he is preparing for next running season, he has spent 24 hours on skis on the slopes of Norway, where he has achieved a total of 23,486 metres of elevation gain, a new record! He is not competing in any of the races […]

February 05

SKIMO WORLD CUP 2019, LE DÉVOLUY: Matteo Eydallin at the photo finish won the Individual race and Axelle Mollaret triumphed among women

  The weather conditions were difficult for the first race of the third stage of the 2019 ISMF World Cup. In the Provençal ski resort of Superdévoluy, the Local Organising Committee was forced to an extraordinary maintenance in order to realise a competition that guaranteed the minimum safety conditions for the athletes and the spectators. […]

January 28

SKIMO WORLD CUP 2019, FONT BLANCA: Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro won the individual, Werner Marti and Victoria Kreuzer won the vertical race

A new stage of the 2019 ISMF World Cup was held in Andorra this weekend, it was dominated by a double victory of Italy in the Individual race. Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro reached the top step of the podium, respectively with a time of 1h23’30” and 1h43’35”. Double victory for swiss Werner Marti and […]