Caroline Civaldini – Meeting my hero (Yuji Hirayama) at 15

I grew up on a small Island that was part of France, even if it was in the southern hemisphere. Even there, climbing was a school sport, and even there, we received the climbing magazines : Rock & Wall and Grimper. From them, I got to read about the climbing stars, competition climbers such as [...] ...more

Interview with Rory Bosio winner of the #UTMB14

After the UTMB winners press conference we tagged along an interview with The North Face athlete Rory Bosio and the dutch and english media. Rory won the UTMB for the second time in a row this year. In 2013 she set a new course record by almost two hours and 20 minutes. ...more

Podium results of the 5 races of the #UTMB14

Another edition of The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc comes to end, and the emotions are high as usual. More than 7000 runners participated in the 5 races of the UTMB (UTMB, CCC, PTL, TDS, OCC) ...more

Crossing the Finish line at the #UTMB14

Join us in congratulating The North Face athlete Rory Bosio for claiming a well earned 1st position in the women’s category and 14th position overall with a timing of 23:23:20 hours. Well done Rory. Team member Fernanda Maciel also crossed the finish line in the 4th position after a very close run with the third [...] ...more

News from 122km into the race at Champex-Lac checkpoint

Dawn has broken and as the mist starts to lift new light shines on the race. The trio D'Haene (FR), Castañer (ES) and Karrera (ES) are still dominating the race, with a good 45 minute lead. Sadly The North Face contender, Mike Foote (US), abandoned the race at La Fouly (107km) due to his body simply shutting down, and Timothy Olson (US) too has dropped out of the race. The North Face athlete Jez Bragg (GB), who arrived at the Champex checkpoint in 17th position, feeling positive about the race. ...more

Courmayeur checkpoint update of the race #UTMB14

Courmayeur (Italy) - 03:00 am Only a few hours ago it was doom and gloom on the race course, or rather… the weather was very foul. As the runners begin to trickle in to the Courmayeur checkpoint (77km), the conditions have changed drastically. The rain has stopped, the temperatures are pleasant and the stars have appeared. ...more

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