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10 August 2014
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Kilian wins in Sierre Zinal and gets closer to the Skyrunning World Champion title

The athlete has won the Swiss race for the third time, which scores for the Sky Running World Cup this year   Jornet is leading the rankings at two rounds to finish the Championships, which will be decided in the last race in October   "Sierre Zinal is a legendary sky running race and winning here is always a challenge because there are great rivals. Besides, I scored points towards the World Cup which I hope will help me achieve the Championship." declared Kiliam Jornet after the race
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5 August 2014
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Are mountains the last space of freedom?

- Vous ne pouvez continuer ici avec des baskets!- Bon jour…- C’est pas possible, les idiots.- Bonne journée a vous aussi.I continue running up, is not the first comment I hear today, and as the arab proverb says “Only speak if what you say is more beautiful than silence” I try to just hear what is more beautiful than silence.Fortunately, I hear much less insults than when I did for my first time a fast Mont Blanc ascent 8 years ago, I have a lot of guides and alpinist friends that liked and/or accept what we do.  Yesterday I was on Glacier du Tour, a classical “first altitude day” for people who want to climb Mont Blanc. Guides go a lot there to practices glacier approach, techniques and altitude with their clients before...
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29 July 2014
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Déjame Vivir screening in the Aosta Valley

Italian première in the Aosta Valley, home of the Cervino and Bruno Brunod Attending: Kilian Jornet and Bruno Brunod Place: Valtournenche Congress Hall (2/08), Forte di Bard (3/08) Free entry
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27 July 2014
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Sixth victory of the season in Giir di Mont

Kilian is registering almost a perfect season with six wins in a row with the victory this morning in Giir di Mont, including the record of the race   Giir de Mont is a 32km race with 2.400m of climbing held this morning in Premana, Italy   “Giir di Mont is a fantastic race with a great ambiance and I’m always keen to be back. I’m happy I’ve achieved a victory here, this season has been really good so far so overall I’m satisfied with the results” Kilian said Picture: Giir di Mont
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22 July 2014
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4th victory in Dolomites

This athlete won the Dolomites Skyrace this morning and continues to be leader in the Skyrunner World Series   The 22km race with ascents totalling 1,750m was run this morning in Canazei, in Italy   “I wasn’t expecting this victory, as I thought I wouldn’t be fully recovered after the Hardrock. However, I’m very happy with this victory, I really like this race and it’s always very nice to win here”, said Kilian Jornet Picture: Dolomites Skyrace
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12 July 2014
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The last race on the list: the Hardrock

Kilian won the Hardrock 100 (160km and  total climb of 20,722m) with 22h41’, knocking 42 minutes off the previous record.    «I’m thrilled for this result, this was the last race left from the list I made when I was 16. I’m very satisfied both for the victory and the record, but also because I’ve had very good feeling from the begining. I’ve felt very well without any ache or stomac pain, so it has been almost a perfect race » said Kilian after the race
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29 June 2014
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Double victory in the Skyrunning World Championships

Kilian Jornet wins the Skyrunning event at the World Championships held in Chamonix and also achieves victory in the Vertical Kilometre.   Athletes climbed 2,486m along a 42km-circuit, shortened due to bad weather conditions.   "I did not expect to be at this level. It has been a very encouraging surprise. I'm also glad for Michel and Tom, who finished in podium positions, as they are distinguished runners and also great friends. Achieving a double victory is something special, and I could not feel happier with this World Championship," declared Kilian Jornet. Picture: www.droz-photo.com
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28 June 2014
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Kilian Jornet becomes Vertical Kilometer World Champion

The athlete won yesterday the Vertical Kilometer race during the Skyrunning World Championship, in Chamonix, France The vertical kilometer is an mountain race against the clock where runners have to beat a 1.000 elevation gain within 3.8km. On sunday Kilian Jornet will take part as well on the Skyrunning World Championship"The victory was a surprise. I didn't had many expectations to win as I just came back from Alaska and there were serious contendents. However, things went very well and I'm happy for the result, which has allowed me to prepare the race on Sunday", said Kilian Jornet after the race Results Vertical Kilometer World Championship1º Kilian Jornet 34'18''2º Bernard Dematteis...
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18 June 2014
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Record in the McKinley

Kilian Jornet completes ascent-descent record on McKinley (6,194m) with a time of 11h 48′.The conquest of the highest peak in North America, via the Rescue Gully route, means the achievement of the sixth route in the project Summits of My Life.“It has been a great adventure. Weather conditions were bad during much of the route. Yet, I managed to break the record, so I’m very satisfied. I took a different route rather than the usual one to avoid a stretch with fixed ropes because I wanted to stick to the values underlying the project, that is, attempting the record using as little equipment as possible, and without help ” said Jornet.Kilian Jornet completed the sixth challenge of his project Summits of My Life with the ascent...
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25 May 2014
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Record and seventh victory in Zegama

Kilian Jornet wins the Zegama Aitzgorri mountain marathon with a time of 3:48:40, lowering the existing record by six minutes. Zegama Aitzgorri is a 42-km mountain marathon with a total altitude difference of 5,472m, which takes place in the Basque country. "It has been a very special race, with my seventh win here in Zegama as well as breaking the record. This was a goal I have had for some time and has meant great joy in a hotly contested race. The atmosphere and the onlookers have been unbelievable, as always," stated Jornet after the race. Picture: Jordi Saragossa
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