Candide Thovex: Behind the Scenes of ‘Ski the World’

Who needs snow to skI? Watch Candide Thovex drop in on desert spines as part of last year’s ‘Quattro 2’ video.

Last year, Thovex skied on just about every surface imaginable for his “Quattro 2,” aka “Ski the World,” film. He rode on water, desert, grass, and rock. It was insane.

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This video provides more of a behind-the-scenes look at the filming process. But you can watch “Quattro 2” below. I’m imagining Thovex wrecked a lot of skis.


Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.