April 10, 2019 at 3:36 pm

Running Ridges With Kilian Jornet

by twistedsifter


Come along and run some ridges with Kilian Jornet around the dramatic mountains of Åndalsnes, Norway. Shot over the course of 24 hours, get a glimpse into the passion and mindset that sets Kilian calmly in tune with nature where others are not.

Kílian Jornet (born 27 October 1987 in Sabadell, Catalonia) is a professional sky runner, trail runner, ski mountaineer and long-distance runner. He is a six-time champion of the long-distance running Skyrunner World Series and has won some of the most prestigious ultramarathons, including the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, Grand Raid, the Western States Endurance Run and the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run.

Jornet holds the fastest known time for the ascent and descent of The Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Denali and Everest. In addition, he holds the 24-hour uphill skiing record: 23, 864-meters (78,274 ft)


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