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Cabildo de La Palma hosted the first preparatory meeting to coordinate the safety and prevention services involved in Transvulcania 2015. All of the related organizations, both public and private, attended the gathering, headed by the Councilor for Sports, Mariano Hernández, and the Councilor for the Environment and Safety, Nieves Rosa Arroyo.
The meeting served as a first introduction between the organizers (Cabildo's Deparment of Sports and SODEPAL, a publicly owned agency) and the associated entities: CECOPIN (the island's Emergency Response centre), Red Cross, La Palma Fire Brigade, the councils of El Paso, Tazacorte and Los Llanos de Aridane and several civil protection bodies (Ayuda en Emergencias Anaga, UCREP, Alfa Tango and the civil protection units of El Paso, Tijarafe and Breña Baja).
Luis Alberto Hernando, absolute winner at Transvulcania 2014, recently attended the Julio Bousoño International Mountain Week. The event was held in Gijón (northwest Spain) last week. While there, he held a video interview with Andrés de la Torre (Montaña Montaña), reviewing his expectations for the coming season and highlighting his strategies when choosing races. The Adidas TrailRunning Team member and current Skyrunning World Champion, explained that he will "most likely" pick the same competitions in 2015 as in the recently finished season. If confirmed, that would put him again at the exit line of Transvulcania.
Cabildo de La Palma, the island’s government, has launched today in a press conference the 2nd Edition of Platano de Canarias Transvulcania Training Camp, to be held at La Palma Teneguía Princess Hotel between the 1st and the 5th of April 2015. The panel of speakers and trainers will be headed by top runners Dakota Jones and Fernanda Maciel.
The event will consist of physical trainings, technical talks and panel discussions with experienced professional runners, sport doctors, physiotherapists, personal trainers, nutritionists and other surprising guests.
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The 73 Km Ultramarathon, the longest of the Transvulcania races, will open again the International Skyrunning Federation calendar in 2015. The most prestigious and most veteran organization of the trail running scene, established in 2008 by the celebrated Italian alpinist Marino Giacometti, has once more backed the quality of the competition held in La Palma. Just five ultramarathons are chosen to be part of the list per year, which in 2015 and in addition to Transvulcania will be the Mont Blanc 80 KM (France), the Tromsø Sky Race (set up by Emelie Forsberg and Killian Jornet in Norway), The Rut 50 K (USA) and the Ultra Pirineu (formerly known as Cavalls del Vent).