Trail running American runner tries to defeat Japanese Nao Kazami 6:09:14
Jim Walmsley (Phoenix, 1990) break the 100 km record on SaturdayWhich shows the Japanese Nao Kazami (6:09:14). “It’s an extraordinary brand, and it’s very hard. To try to achieve this, I don’t have to speed up at first, and I have to hit the last 20 kilometers on my leg.The American broker analyzed in an exclusive interview Engravedus, Radio Marca’s running, mountain and adventure program.
“he is Kazami’s time is impressive, and behind him was a country like Japan. For me, the other runner that stands out at this distance is Hideaki Yamauchi, who also ran less than six hours and twenty minutes, and has achieved that twice, ” said runner Hoka, who also appreciated in a conversation with Space Radio, National Records, from both states United (6:27), and from Spain (6:23).
Walmsley, is considered One of the best trail runners in the world Which chairs the ITRA World Ranking, confirmed this His way to challenge was not affected by the Coronavirus, Because he was able to train “alone but on a regular basis”. North America said, “The governor in Arizona was not very restrictive, economic interests prevailed, and we had no restrictions.”
Walmsley advises that he wants to run in 2021 “at least in South Africa and on the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc”. “If the coronavirus situation does not allow us to travel, compete for national fun and return to the western states again in June.”
The international corridor of Hoka One One, too Value in income Killian Gournier’s last challenge, his record-breaking attempt to run 24 hours on the track. “It was exciting to follow him, but I was surprised that he tried it when he made sure he had finished hitting the 10 kilometers he had made on the asphalt. I was also surprised that he tried it in Norway, cool …”
When asked if he would dare to defy, Jim defended that he could not say “no” but would look into it within a few years. “For the next three to five years, I’d like to focus on high-distance lane racing. “ Before indicating that the record for 24 hours “is huge, Corus has spent his entire life devoted to,” he declared, before indicating that he is “more competitive” to face the record of 100 km. “You can look at the records, the national records, and I think they put a lot of things into perspective, like the quality of the athletes who tried it,” he concluded.