Climbing Everest: Kilian Jornet In His Own Words

Kilian Jornet made waves last month, climbing Mount Everest twice in one week.

Both successful attempts were blazingly fast. Jornet pinged the summit first on May 22 in just 26 hours. He scaled it again on May 27, this time on only 17 hours.

Kilian Jornet Everest summit twice without oxygen
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In the above video, Jornet describes his first climb while GPS data from Suunto’s Movescount website shows his progress.

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