Kilian Jornet Pre-2011 Western States 100 Interview

iRunFar’s Bryon Powell interviews Kilian Jornet before the 2011 Western States 100.

By on June 24, 2011 | 5 comments

iRunFar’s Bryon Powell interviews Kilian Jornet, last year’s third place finish, the afternoon before the 2011 Western States 100. They talk about his gear, his ski season, his running training after ski season, and his plan for race day.

[Update: Kilian went on to win the race, here’s our post-race interview.]

Bryon Powell

Bryon Powell is the Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.