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2021 Youth Skyrunning World Championships Team USA Application

2020 Skyrunning World Championships (2021) After the postponement due to Covid19, the 2020 Skyrunning World Championships will be held from 9-11 July 2021 at the BUFF® Mountain Festival in the Vall de Boí in the Spanish Pyrenees. Here, athletes will confront each other in the three skyrunning disciplines: VERTICAL, SKY and SKYULTRA. World titles and 27 medals are at stake which will be awarded to Individualsand Official Teams as well as a Combined title based on the best results of the Vertical and Sky races.2021 Youth Skyrunning World Championships 2021 Youth Skyrunning World Championships The annual Youth Skyrunning World Championships were introduced in 2016. The fifth edition in 2020 has been cancelled and rescheduled to 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions and will take place again in Italy with the Gran Sasso Vertical Kilometer® on July 30 and the Gran Sasso SkyRace® on August 1, 2021 in Fonte Cerreto, L’Aquila, Italy. Three categories, Youth A (15-17), Youth B (18-20) and U23 (21-23) will compete in the Vertical and Sky disciplines for the 54 medals at stake and individual and combined titles.
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  • Obviously mountain/Skyrunning results are most relevant. Otherwise trail, cross country, track and field and nordic ski results and Strava/FKT results are also applicable. Results should demonstrate a strong confirmation that the athlete is able to complete a Vertical Kilometer in less than 1 hour. We understand that very few races took place this past season! If you have questions about this please let us know.
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