Kilian Jornet is an amazing athlete and an amazing person. When he runs, he does so with passion, pleasure, humility, and grace. He’s someone for the average trail runner to look up to, as the elites of the sport already do. In the day since Kilian’s third victory at The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, many have joked regarding whether Kilian can be beat. When posed this question, Kilian responded he can be and has been beaten. To the rest of us, it just seems like he can’t be.
In the following interview Kilian shares the story of his victory; how sharing the trails with his Salomon teammates Iker Carrera and Miguel Heras as well as The North Face’s Sebastian Chaigneau was a pleasure; and what he’s up to next.