Freeski Phenom Candide Thovex Wows in ‘Some Laps in the Park’

Candide Thovex shreds some stupendous gnar at Crans-Montana Park in his latest powder teaser.

Now in his late 30s, renowned freeskier Candide Thovex shows no sign of slowing down. Watch the inimitable Thovex vault off halfpipes, corkscrew over gaps, straight-line moguls, and freak a patron or two out in this short vid.

The edit is a combination of slow-mo, real-time, and high-speed shots — all fully immersive, and with a good dose of air time.

Runtime: 2 minutes, 19 seconds

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Jilli Cluff

Jilli grew up in the rural southern Colorado mountains, later moving to Texas for college. After seven years in corporate consulting, she was introduced to sport climbing — and life would never be the same. She now works as a contributor, gear tester, and editor for GearJunkie and other outlets within the AllGear family. She is based out of Atlanta, Georgia where she takes up residence with her climbing gear and one-eared blue heeler, George Michael.

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