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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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20 May 2014
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SUCCESFUL PRESENTATION OF DÉJAME VIVIR IN BARCELONA

More than 1,500 people filled the Palau de la Música Catalana in the presentation of the second film of athlete Kilian Jornet. La película, que narra las aventuras vividas en el Mont Blanc, el Elbrús y el Cervino, es parte del proyecto Summits of My Life del atleta "I'm overjoyed to see that people have enjoyed the film as much as we did making it, conceiving it ... This second film is much more than a film. Déjame Vivir (Let me Live) shows our approach to the mountains and is also a call to everyone to pursue and fight for their...
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13 May 2014
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Sin miedo a vivir

¿Qué tienen en común Kilian Jornet, Gerard Quintana o Pau Garcia -Milà?A priori, son personajes de mundos totalmente diferentes. Sin embargo, todos ellos comparten una serie de valores que intentan aplicar en su día a día, ya sea la constancia, el esfuerzo, las ganas de superarse o el respeto por la naturaleza.¿Y qué saldría de una conversación entre todos ellos ?La respuesta es un enigma, pero el próximo 19 de mayo en el Palau de la Música de Barcelona se podrá comprobar. Summits of My Life crea su pequeño TEDx particular, un intercambio de ideas conducido por el periodista Xavi Coral donde se discutirá sobre sueños, sobre valores y sobre la historia de...
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12 May 2014
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Second position for Kilian in Transvulcania

The athlete finishes second in the Transvulcania after an agonizing,close-fought battle against Luis Alberto Hernando. The first race of the Ultra Running Series, the ultra-marathon, is a 73km-race with a total climb of 8,525m. Kilian also finished third in the vertical kilometer on thursday. "It has been a very intense race. I had good feelings all throughout the climb. However I've suffered with the heat on the descent and Luis Alberto took the lead. I'd like to congratulate him, he has done an amazing race. And of course thanks to all the crowd cheering us up during the race, it would have been impossible to finish without them" Kilian Jornet said after the race Photo: Transvulcania Organization
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29 April 2014
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Déjame Vivir presentation to be held in Barcelona

The Palau de la Música will host the world premier of Déjame Vivir on 19th May at 22h - the second film of Kilian Jornet’s Summits of My Life project.  In addition to the screening of the film, a round table will be held between Kilian Jornet and other guests. "I'm really looking forward to being back in Barcelona again for the first presentation of the film. Last year’s event was really fantastic and I wanted to do the same thing and share the experiences lived throughout the second year of the project with the audience", said Jornet. Picture: Jordi Saragossa
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