I was already extremely impressed by Kilian Jornet when I saw him run op and down Mount Olympus and a few surrounding peaks a few years ago (see video below). But last week blew my mind. I was recovering from the extraordinary achievement of the most Ultra of Ultra runners when he summited Everest in a record-breaking time of 28 hours and 30 minutes when news came yesterday that Kilian had done a second attempt and made it from Everest Base Camp to the Summit in 17 hours. Once again without supplemental oxygen. Just out of this world.

Kilian Jornet new record on Mount Olympus 2011

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Mark Stokmans
Since I can remember I have been very active in many different sports: started with baseball, tennis and riding later hockey, football, running and aikido. In addition, since twelve years old I've been into actionports: at first windsurfing, later climbing, inline skating, snowboarding, mountain biking. With the first action cams coming onto the market I've been making action sports videos. Furthermore, I've worked in the sports industry since 1990, sports marketing, media and live TV and until the end of 2016 at the Dutch Olympic Committee. Besides being partner in GearLimits I work as a digital freelancer. Based in the Netherlands, Married with Children (11 and 13 years old)

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