“I’m convinced it’s important to stay humble to progress” says Spaniard Kilian Jornet. “If you think you’ve accomplished something in this world, you are a fool.”
What’s remarkable is that Kilian is only 23 years old and has broken a number of long distance ultramarathon records, absolutely smashing some. An ultra is generally trail running 50-100 miles in mountains and/or deserts.
A very mature perspective, at a very young age, from someone who has accomplished some incredible things.
To read the full story, pick up the December 2011 issue of TrailRunner.