Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Kilian Jornet

So as most people who know me or read this blog much know I am just a bit of a running freak when it comes to following the sport and it's athletes. Well I would like to introduce you to someone who is part of what I call the "new wave" of ultrarunners. What I mean is runners who come to our sport with a incredible amount of foot speed as well as endurance. Runners like the Skagg brothers come to mind. They are re-shaping our sport and the idea of how fast people can push them selves for a long time. With that being said I would like to introduce you to a kid from France who is part of that group named Kilian Jornet. I first heard of him last year. After following him for the last year I find it time for more people to be aware of him. Salomon Running is his main sponsor and has this great page about him and his running goals. I strongly suggest checking out some of these video's and learn more about him. I would love to see him run our Western States 100 some year and see what he could do.


Nick Graham said...

Great videos and fantastic scenery on Napolean's birthplace. If you don't know anything about Corisica, check out
for a very brief overview

Anonymous said...

He's not from France, he's Catalan.ílian_Jornet_Burgada