Kilian Jornet finished second this morning in the third round of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup
With the points scored in this event, held in Italy, Kilian leads in the overall rankings of the World Cup
‘I'm happy with today’s race and to keep scoring points in the rankings. William has had a great race today and I couldn’t catch up with him,’ explained Kilian Jornet
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Kilian Jornet has been proclaimed Individual Race world champion after achieving another victory in the Vertical Kilometre.
The Ski Mountaineering World Championships are being held this week in Verbier, Switzerland.
Kilian Jornet still has two more chances of winning a medal in the Team Race and in Relays.
'A gold medal in the star race is very stimulating. I felt very good during the race and, the truth is, I am very satisfied with how this World Championship is going,' declared Kilian Jornet.
Kilian Jornet has been proclaimed World Champion in the Vertical Race.
It took Jornet 39'26'' to complete the 847-meter climb held in the Swiss resort of Verbier.
‘It has been was a great race. I felt very good and I have thoroughly enjoyed myself. Running in Verbier, a place where ski mountaineering tradition is everywhere, is always highly motivating,’ explained Kilian Jornet.
Kilian won both the individual and the vertical race held this weekend in Andorra, part of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup.
The races where held in Andorra and strong wind and hard weather conditions forced the organisation to change part of the track.
“I felt very well all troughout the weekend, both yesterday for the individual race and toay. We’ve suffered today due to strong wind but I’m happy I was able to score more points for the World Cup”
Results Ski Mountaineering World Cup Andorra
Picture: ISMF Press Office
Kilian Jornet won the Vertical Race in the Ski Mountaineering World Cup held in Puy Sant Vincent (France) this morning. On Saturday he took part on the individual race where he couldn't score due to a track mistake
"I'm happy with the result of today. My sensations were good. In the beginning Tony Palzer and I ran off ahead and at about half the race I managed to get away from him to finally achieve the victory."
Jornet will now prepare for the next event of the World Cup to be held in Andorra on 24th and 25th January in order to be "as high as possible", as he himself commented.
Picture: ISMF Press Office
Kilian Jornet sets a new ascent-descent record on Aconcagua (6.962m) as part of his project Summits of My Life.
Jornet set a time of 12h49′ following the usual route, with start and finish in Horcones.
“I’m really happy to have completed this new challenge. It has been tough, especially at 6,500m altitude when I suffered altitude sickness. Anyway, these moments of suffering will always be remembered” said Kilian
More info on the Summits of My Life blog
This year's calendar! As every year, I'm happy to compete and be able to combine different modalities and distances! I will take part in the World Cup, the world championship and mythical team races like Pierra Menta or Mezzalama.Kilian Ski Ecrins / January 10th - 11th / Puy Saint Vincent (France)Disciplines: Individual and Sprint | World CupWeb: http://www.teamecrinshautesalpes.com/ Font Blanca / January 24th - 25th / Arinsal - Arcalís (Andorra)Disciplines: Individual and Vertical | World CupWeb: http://www.teamecrinshautesalpes.com/ ISMF Wolrd Championships / February 5th - 12th / Verbier (Switzerland)Ski Mountaineering World ChampionshipsWeb: http://www.verbier2015.ch/en/ Olympus Ski...
Kilian Jornet's first book, Run or Die, distinguished among the top 6 sport books in the UK
Jornet attended today the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in London
“I'm very happy that the book has been shortlisted for this prize. Skyrunning js starting to get popular in the UK and it's an honour to be able to share our sport with English readers", said Kilian Jornet
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I'm not a photographer. I've never studied photography or attended any image courses, but I have always been interested in design, composition and colour. Drawing is one of my greatest passions, which, somehow, I left in the "I don’t have time" drawer quite a while ago. After completing my A levels in Art two paths opened before me: continuing to study design, drawing, etc., which I felt passionate about and meant I would have to go and live in the city, or pursuing my passion for the mountain, running, skiing, which meant going to college in Font Romeu, in the mountains, to study the equivalent of a PE instructor in France. At this stage, I don’t need to tell you which one I chose.I do not regret having chosen this route at all. Besides the emotions,...