Marco De Gasperi's training report from Down Under
15 février 2012
SCOTT's elite trail running athlete and 6-time world champion Marco de Gasperi is currently in Australia to prepare for the 2012 season. Here is a report he wrote us to give you an insight into his world and preparation.
1000m of height difference on a distance of 3430m for not more than 200 participants. Those are the corner stones of the the French Skyrunning Kilomètre Vertical Champsionships that are to take place in Manigod on the 11th of July 2012 within the frame of the Manigod-SCOTT KV Challenge 2012.
SCOTT Sports is pleased to announce the addition of Celine Lafaye to our international running team. As a member of the Team Trail SCOTT France Celine will also try to defend through 2012 her national title as french trailrunning champion.
Morgan Arritola, running in SCOTT shoes and apparel is the 2011 Women’s XTERRA Trail Run World Champion. Arritola was an impressive 10th place overall and first in the women’s division with a time of 1:33:00.
Marco De Gasperi takes 2nd place after Kilian Jornet at the 25th Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon in Malaysia. Marco reached the top first with a big advantage but fell during the descent and in consequence missed 1st place by very little.
De Gasperi. Jornet. Mount Kinabalu. On the island of Borneo in East Malaysia stands the 20th tallest mountain in the world by topographic prominence. October 22-23 welcome the 25th running of the Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon.
Tough weather conditions (snow at 700m) forced the race director Martin Kaindl to change the route for the Kaiser-Marathon on Saturday. First, the 42 kilometre climb were reduced to 3 loops up/downhill of 14 km and then finally shortened to only 2 loops.