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6 Février 2016
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Leadership in the Vertical Race World Cup

Kilian Jornet continues to be in great shape and beat Rémi Bonnet and Anton Palzer in the vertical race held in Switzerland this morning. With this victory, the Catalan athlete has become World Cup leader in its vertical race mode. The 3 km-vertical race of this morning, with a total climb of 668 m, was held in the framework of the Alpiniski, which is also hosting the Ski Mountaineering European Championships. For the first time this year, not all the races held this weekend scored towards the continental title, but only the Individual Race, which took place yesterday, and the Sprint, to be held tomorrow. This year, the Vertical Race scored towards the Ski Mountaineering World Cup. The format of today's race was a bit different from the usual one, and...
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5 Février 2016
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European runner-up

Kilian Jornet finished second today in the individual race of the European Ski Mountaineering Championship held in Switzerland. Jornet crossed the line with a time of 1h25, 28 seconds behind the winner, Italian Michele Boscacci (1h24’31’’) and ahead of Anton Palzer (1h25’27’’). The Ski Mountaineering European Championships, a biennial competition, will consist of two events this year: an individual race, which took place this morning, and a sprint race, to be held on Sunday. In today’s individual race, skiers raced along 12,7 km and 1,620m of climb. Strength, technical expertise and precision when changing materials became paramount and podium positions were adjudged by just few seconds, as it is often the case. Fresh snow and bright...
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30 Janvier 2016
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Joint victory in Italy

Kilian Jornet finished in first place in the Valtellina Orobie and crossed the finish line alongside Boscacci in a fair play gesture, but organizers gave Jornet the victory after viewing the photo finish. The second individual race of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup was held this morning in Italy. "It was a very technical race in the upper parts. The last descent, which had to be done with the skis in the backpack, was very icy. Boscacci and I were reaching the finish together. We decided that security had to prevail and therefore that we would cross the finish line together, prioritizing fair play," declared Kilian Jornet.
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17 Janvier 2016
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Double win in Font Blanca

Perfect weekend for Kilian Jornet in Andorra, with a double victory in the Ski Mountaineering World Cup in Font Blanca. The athlete achieved a victory in the Vertical Race today, after winning the Individual Race yesterday. Jornet has completed the vertical kilometre with a time of 00:26:50, ahead of Rémi Bonnet, second, and Michele Boscacci, third. The weather was kind to skiers in the Vertical Race today, an event in which they had to climb a technical stretch of 730m of altitude difference. "The race was very tough. The legs were suffering from the effort in the Individual race of yesterday. Boscacci set off at a very fast pace and so I stayed close to him and in the second part of the race I gave the best of myself attacking to the full. Seeing that Boscacci...
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16 Janvier 2016
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First position in Font Blanca

Kilian Jornet crossed the finish line in first place in the Individual Race, which put a start to the 2016 ski mountaineering World Cup. The race was held in Arcalís (Andorra) and Jornet, crossed the finish line ten seconds ahead of Italian Michele Boscacci, with a final time of 1:23: 48,415. The third place was for Swiss Werner Marti. The start of the race was delayed to 11:15 am due to bad weather conditions, and the route was also modified: participants had to face four ascents from Coma de Arcalis to Portellas. ‘The route was finally modified for safety reasons and also due to bad weather conditions, and so the race has become very physical, without any technical stretches. I started off at a very fast pace from the very beginning and it was a very...
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31 Décembre 2015
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Mon bilan Carbone 2015

Here is my Carbon footprint of 2015: 5,550 tonnes. From those, 4 were from traveling. In France, where I live, the average consummation is 6,2 tonnes. On industrial countries is 11 tonnes.  The average worldwide is 4 tonnes.  The individual goal to fight climate change is 2.000 tonnes.  (Here you can calculate yours: http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx )I have the chance to be out (almost) every day, to enjoy the beauty of the nature. I’m not this old but I have seen with my eyes year after year how the glaciers retreat. I live in one of the mountain most scenic places in the world, Chamonix, where during anticyclone periods they recommend to don’t do intense activities or to let the kids play outside down in the valley because...
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20 Novembre 2015
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Langtang: Summits of My Life 3

Presentation of ‘Langtang‘, the third film in the Summits of My Life project. Directed by Sébastien Montaz-Rosset, the film is the story of a journey to the heart of Nepal.In April 2015, ultra runner Kilian Jornet is preparing for an expedition to Everest as part of his project, `Summits of My Life’, together with alpinist Jordi Tosas and filmmaker Sébastien Montaz-Rosset.Two days before departure, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal with devastating effect and Jordi’s beloved Langtang Valley is all but eradicated. Putting their original objective to one side, the team travel to Nepal with the hope of offering help in the place that they hold in their hearts.As the rhododendron flowers of Langtang herald the arrival of spring,...
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4 Novembre 2015
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Calendrier Ski Alpinisme 2016

  Font Blanca / January 16th / AndorraSki Mountaineering World Cup (Vertical race + Individual race) http://fontblanca.ad/ XXX Valtellina Orobie / January 30th / Albosaggia (Italy)Ski Mountaineering World Cup (Individual race + sprint race)http://www.polalbosaggia.com/site/ Alpiniski / Februrary 5th / Les Marécottes (Switzerland)European Championship (Vertical race + Individual race)http://www.alpiniski.ch/ Transcavallo / February 20th / Alpago (Italy)Ski Mountaineering World Cup (Individual race + sprint race)http://www.transcavallo.it/ Altitoy / Februrary 27th / Luz (France)LDT World Cup (Team race)http://altitoy-ternua.com/ Pierra Menta / March 9th- March...
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21 Octobre 2015
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My Skin. My Life

Soy consciente que la manera como vivo y me muevo en la montaña es distinta a como uno podría imaginarse.Me gusta sentirme libre y ligero en ella para moverme  ágil y con mayor facilidad sin que nada me moleste o me suponga un obstáculo. Además me permite sentir mejor el entorno que me rodea, el agua, la brisa, el calor o el frío. No obstante, sé que así a la vez me expongo sin protección a condiciones extremas para mí y para mi piel.Condiciones que mi piel ya refleja porque tiene memoria.Nuestra fuerza son nuestros pies, nuestras piernas, nuestro cuerpo y nuestra mente. Pero me he dado cuenta que aunque hasta ahora me preocupaba por mi dieta, mi descanso y mis entrenamientos no hacía lo mismo con...
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23 Septembre 2015
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Home victory

Kilian Jornet has been proclaimed the winner of the Salomon Ultra Pirineu 2015 and crossed the finishing line with a big smile on his face. The Catalan athlete had returned home to take part in the magnificent Cadí Moixeró race, three years after achieving a victory in 2012, and his return has had the best outcome possible. ‘For me, this is the last race of the season and I am very glad to finish it this way, in shape and surrounded by all of you. This race means a lot to me because it follows the trails where I have been running since childhood and I feel very comfortable here,’ confessed Jornet after the race. Jornet completed the race in 12:03:27 and, 8 minutes after him, Zaid Ait Malek crossed the finishing line, having tailed...
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