An Interview with Champion Ultrarunner and Mountaineer Kilian Jornet

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He’s won some of the most prestigious ultra marathons in the world and holds the fastest known time for the ascent and descent of Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Denali and Everest.  On this episode of The Growth Equation Podcast, Brad and Steve ask runner and mountaineer Kilian Jornet about what drives him and how his motivation has changed over his 10+ year career.  Jornet also shares strategies for pushing through low points, his relationship with risk and how he defines success and failure.

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2 comments

  • Congratulations for bringing Kilian the King of the mountains 👏👏

  • “Rather be in the mountain with an injured body than in the city with a healthy body” Enjoyed listening to this motivational podcast. Thank you Brad and Steve from bringing Kilian closer to the rest of us.

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