Run or Die Jornet, Kilian

Run or Die

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Shortlisted for the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014

The most dominating endurance athlete of his generation. "The New York Times"

An exceptional athlete. A dominating force. An extraordinary person.

Kilian Jornet has conquered some of the toughest physical tests on the planet. He has run up and down Mt. Kilimanjaro faster than any other human being, and struck down world records in every challenge that has been proposed, all before the age of 25. Redefining what is possible, Jornet continually pushes the limits of human ability, astonishing competitors with his near-superhuman fitness and ability.

Born and raised at 6,000 feet above sea level in the Spanish Pyrenees, Jornet climbed an 11,000 foot mountain the highest mountain in the region at age 5. Now Jornet adores the mountains with the same ferocity with which he runs them. In Run or Die he shares his passion, inviting readers into a fascinating world rich with the beauty of rugged trails and mountain vistas, the pulse-pounding drama of racing, and an intense love for sport and the landscapes that surround him.

In his book, Jornet describes his record-breaking runs at Lake Tahoe, Western States 100, Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, and Mount Kilimanjaro the first of his ambitious Summits of My Life project in which Jornet will attempt to break records climbing the highest peaks on each continent.

In turns inspiring, insightful, candid, and deeply personal, this is a book written from the heart of the world s greatest endurance runner, for whom life presents one simple choice: Run. Or die.

Trail running's first true breakout star [Jornet] has yet to find a record he can't shatter. "Runner s World""

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781937715090
BY (AUTHOR) Jornet, Kilian
PUBLISHER : VeloPress PUBLICATION DATE : July 18, 2013
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : VeloPress
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
Sports & Active outdoor recreation

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DESCRIPTION : Shortlisted for the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014The most dominating endurance athlete of his generation. "The New York Times"An exceptional athlete. A dominating force. An extraordinary person.Kilian Jornet has conquered some of the toughest physical tests on the planet. He has run up and down Mt. Kilimanjaro faster than any other human being, and struck down world records in every challenge that has been proposed, all before the age of 25. Redefining what is possible, Jornet continually pushes the limits of human ability, astonishing competitors with his near-superhuman fitness and ability.Born and raised at 6,000 feet above sea level in the Spanish Pyrenees, Jornet climbed an 11,000 foot mountain the highest mountain in the region at age 5. Now Jornet adores the mountains with the same ferocity with which he runs them. In Run or Die he shares his passion, inviting readers into a fascinating world rich with the beauty of rugged trails and mountain vistas, the pulse-pounding drama of racing, and an intense love for sport and the landscapes that surround him.In his book, Jornet describes his record-breaking runs at Lake Tahoe, Western States 100, Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, and Mount Kilimanjaro the first of his ambitious Summits of My Life project in which Jornet will attempt to break records climbing the highest peaks on each continent.In turns inspiring, insightful, candid, and deeply personal, this is a book written from the heart of the world s greatest endurance runner, for whom life presents one simple choice: Run. Or die.Trail running's first true breakout star [Jornet] has yet to find a record he can't shatter. "Runner s World"" PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9781937715090 BY (AUTHOR) Jornet, Kilian PUBLISHER : VeloPress PUBLICATION DATE : July 18, 2013 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : VeloPress LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback PRODUCT CATEGORY : Biography, Literature & Literary studies Sports & Active outdoor recreation * This is a fixed price item. Promo codes, coupons, special online offers and promotions, VIP or member's discount cannot be used in conjunction with this item.