“If you think you’ve accomplished something in this world…”

“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.

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