Kilian Jornet confesses what winning truly means to him.
Mount Everest has a rich and troubling history—with the many attempts and failures to summit the world’s tallest mountain. Kilian Jornet adds to the mountain’s lore with his latest attempt.
In this excerpt from Summits of My Life, Kilian Jornet chronicles the challenges and joys of ascending and descending Mont Blanc, the crowning peak of the Alps.
Guided by these 10 core values and a list of mountains, Kilian Jornet and his team put together the Summits of My Life project.
Why does Kilian Jornet so often will stop to enjoy the scenery, chat cheerfully with his competitors, and stop to help fellow runners who are waylaid on the trail?
Brian Metzler spoke with Jornet about trail running, mountain climbing, and Jornet’s remarkable achievements at the young age of 25.