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Two podiums in two weeks for Tranvulcania Vertical winner Pascal Egli. ©VKWC

Dewalle and Orgué shatter KM Vertical record. Egli men’s winner

The second race of the 2018 Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit kicked off on the island of La Palma yesterday with a very fast women’s field, the top two crushing the previous record. ...
Davide Magnini, winner for the second time in a row. ©Alice Russolo

VK World Circuit launches with Dewalle and Magnini winners

The Trentapassi Vertical Race launching the first leg of the 2018 Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit was packed with top runners and the action was packed too in Marone, on Italy’s spectacular ...
Hilde Aders climbing at Blåmann Vertical. ©iancorless.com

2018 Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit announced

After launching last year, the 2018 Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit now takes shape. From sea to sky, up cliff faces, volcanoes, mountain summits and ski runs, this gravity-defying sport is ...
Italian Philip Goetsch on his way to the new world record. the Kilomètre Vertical® de Fully. ©Gérard Berthoud

VK world record smashed at Fully Finals

The 2017 Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit closes with a new world record for the discipline at the Kilomètre Vertical® de Fully, Switzerland, Saturday, 21 October. Italian Philip Goetsch ...
Christelle Dewalle, twice race winner at Grèste de la Mughéra Vertical Kilometer®.  ©iancorless.com / VKWC

Dewalle and Goetsch repeat Limone victory

French woman Christel Dewalle is on a winning streak after three straight wins on the Vertical Kilometer® World Circuit. It was a repeat performance also for Italian Philip Goetsch at the ...
Race winner Xavier Gachet, Vertical du Grand Serre. ©iancorless.com / SWS

Dewalle and Gachet Grand Serre winners

One of the shortest, steepest Vertical Kilometers in the world, the Verticale du Grand Serre took place on Sunday, October 1, representing the 15th stage of the Vertical Kilometer® World ...
Les KM de Chando winners Martin Anthamatten and Christel Dewalle. ©VKWC

Dewalle crushes KM Chando record

It was a double Vertical Kilometer® and a double victory for French woman Christel Dewalle at Les KM de Chando in Switzerland, Saturday, September 23. In taking the win she also set a new record ...
Winner and record holder Stian Angermund-Vik flying on the VK climb. ©iancorless.com / VKWC

Orgué and Angermund victors at Mamores VK

Skyrunning World Champions Laura Orgué and Stian Angermund-Vik proved their prowess yet again in the Vertical Kilometer® at yesterday’s Salomon Mamores VK in the Scottish Highlands, not only ...
Laura Orgué, three-time winner at Lone Peak Vertical Kilometer, does it again. ©iancorless.com / SWS

Orgué and Donovan take Lone Peak VK

Spain’s Laura Orgué and American JP Donovan took the win at the Lone Peak Vertical Kilometer®, Friday, August 1, the first of the weekend’s trio of skyrunning races at Big Sky resort, ...
Three-time race winner, new VK World Circuit ranking leader, Norwegian Stian Angermund Vik. ©iancorless.com / VKWC

Norway – land of VK champions

North of the Arctic Circle, some of the world’s top skyrunners are emerging. Norwegians triumphed on home ground today with Vertical Kilometer® World Champion Stian Angermund Vik sharing the ...
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