This morning was to be held the last sprint race, but it has been suspended due to technical reasonsJornet’s goal was to run and be able to get some points that could help him overcome Damiano Lenzi but finally he has been settled in the second position of the Championship“I’m very happy for this season, where I’ve achieved three individual victories and a podium as well as two victories in the vertical race. Even though I missed two races due to an illness, I’m very glad I was still able to be competititve and fight for the title until this very last race. Achieving this second position in both the individual and the overall cup is a very good result to me, and I would say it has been my best season in ski mountaineering so far”, Kilian Jornet...
Having missed a race because of illness, Kilian Jornet ends the World Cup in second position.
The last round of the championship was held in Norway this morning where Jornet’s third place was not enough to win him the championship.
"Despite today’s result, I am very satisfied with this ski season. I missed one race and was not on top form today, but I still think I've managed to have one of my best seasons, finishing second in the individual event", declared Kilian Jornet after the race
Déjame Vivir, the second movie of the Summits of My Life project, has been releasedThe film chronicles the challenges experienced while climbing Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn and Mount Elbrus and includes close-up and personal moments of Kilian Jornet’s life, as well as those of his friends who have accompanied him in these challenges."Déjame Vivir reflects a way to approach mountains. It explanis what we do but espcially why we do it, where our motivation came from by going back to the origins of this sport. The title intends to reflect what we do and represent that we want to go to the mountain the way we like it, being aware of the risks and what can happen but without pretending to be role models to anyone” said KilianClick here to see the...
Kilian Jornet presents a very complete trail running season with a great variety of races and routes.He aims to be as near top position as possible in the three Skyrunning World Series circuits and to take part in other emblematic races worldwide."It will be a very full summer, with races of different lengths where I will try to be as competitive as possible. I hope to run good races in all disciplines and to achieve top positions in all of them. I am especially excited about running the Hardrock and other European races that are a must, such as Zegama, Kima or Sierre Zinal" said Kilian Jornet Pending the final round of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Kilian Jornet is already thinking about the summer. He has made known the calendar of the races he intends...
Kilian Jornet ends the weekend with two victories in the Ski Mountaineering World Cup
Jornet’s victory in the Vertical Race of this morning strengthens his leadership in the Championship.
"Today's race was hard fought and differences were minimal. My assessment of the weekend is very good and I also managed to put myself in top position of the World Cup rankings. Nonetheless, the score difference is not very high so I’ll have to give everything of myself in the final round, which will decide the Championship." said Kilian
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Kilian leads the Ski Mountaineering World Cup rankings after finishing in first position in the Individual Race in the Diablerets.
The race consisted of a 19.6 km route with a total climb of 1,863m and took place this morning in Les Diablerets. Bad weather conditions made it a tough race.
"I am satisfied. I felt really good throughout the race and this confirms this season I am feeling well in competition. Moreover, the victory was important to score points, so the result is very positive."
Kilian Jornet is planning to take part in the Ski Mountaineering World Cup of Diablerets. The race, to be held in Switzerland this upcoming weekend will have an individual and a vertical race
“I feel ready for the race. This year I’ve been feeling in great shape and I had the chance to train well during the last weeks. I hope I’ll be able to fight for the victory and collect some points for the overall classification”, said Jornet after the race
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1948 was the last year that ski mountaineering was on Olympics. Since then it’s a long way to try to come back.This days I’m looking to TV (yes, probably the last time I watch a TV it was 4 years ago) I’m vibrating with the spectacle of hard fights between men’s and women’s who was training 4 years for that. I’m suffering for the falls and crash that makes tears to athletes to need to wait 4 more years for his goals. I’m thrilled of the joy when a friend cross the finish line happy, to win, to make a good position or just to be there.I was stuck in the TV looking for Martin Fourcade reaching his gold, also for Kevin Esteve, Laure Soulié and Marc Oliveras to saw friends there. And impressed by Ole Bjorndalen, who reach at 40 years old...
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 designated adventurer of the year by National Geographic is important to me. It is an acknowledgement from the publication I have read since I was very young which shares the same values that I hold dear: nature, adventure... The most exciting aspect of this prize is that it is awarded by the general public. Feeling that what I do can inspire others and drive them to go out and fulfil their dreams is truly motivating...
Kilian Jornet won the third individual race in the Ski Mountaineering World Cup this morning.
The risk of avalanches forced the organisers to modify the route of the race which had previously been postponed for one week due to bad weather conditions.
"I am satisfied with the result. I have seen that despite having been ill, I have recovered well, and that has given me strength to try to maintain this trend in the coming races.", Kilian said