Interview with Dakota Jones, 2012 Transvulcania Champion

by Montrail on May 14, 2012

iRunFar Race Report

Dakota Jones won the 2012 Transvulcania Ultramarathon in an upset over favorite Kilian Jornet. In the men’s race, practically the whole field led at the first checkpoint, the little village of Los Canarios on the southern end of La Palma. In reality, Dakota Jones came first through that initial checkpoint, setting the stage for what would be a world-class performance. In the rest of the race, Dakota was either the leader or within spitting distance of him. Continue reading.

2012 Transvulcania Ultramarathon trailer

In the following interview, he discusses how his race played out against Kilian and Andy Symonds, what happened with Kilian fainting after the race, what he thinks of the European race hype now that he’s been the center of attention, and whether he plans to alter his season’s racing schedule to compete in the Skyrunner World Series. Read the Interview Transcript here.

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1 Athletic Software July 23, 2012 at 3:05 pm

I like your blog. Montrail, What motivated you to call this blog “Interview with Dakota Jones, 2012 Transvulcania Champion”, not that the title does not go with the content, I am just wondering. Nice work Montrail.


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