By Kilian Jornet Burgadas
"Kiss or kill. Besa o mata. Besa l. a. gloria o muere en el intento. Perder es morir, ganar es sentir. l. a. lucha es lo que diferencia una victoria, un vencedor."
Un fuera de serie. Un héroe. Una personality extraordinaria. Kilian Jornet es el real campeón mundial de skyrunning, una de las pruebas físicas más duras del planeta. Ha subido y bajado el Kilimanjaro más rápidamente que cualquier otra character en todo el mundo. Ha fulminado todos los récords mundiales en cada reto que se ha propuesto: l. a. Ultra-Trail del Mont-Blanc, l. a. Transpirenaica, los angeles vuelta al lago Tahoe...
Correr o morir es el diario de un ganador, una filosofía de vida, una lección ejemplar para todos nosotros.
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