‘Wandering in Leysin Park’: Watch Candide Thovex, as Mellow as Rapid-Fire 540s Get

Watch Candide characteristically pop smooth move after smooth move in Leysin Park, Switzerland.

For most of us, “wandering” on skis doesn’t mean helicoptering through a terrain park in a seamless series of 360s, 540s, and halfpipe handplants. Welcome, again, to Candide Thovex’s world, where neither diggers nor gravity exists.

This short, peaceful clip shot by Anthony Vuignier and Franck Moissonnier got us psyched and mellowed us out all at once. And despite following the curlicue ribbon Thovex cuts through the Swiss air all the way down the park, it didn’t make us dizzy.

Runtime: 57 seconds

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Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson is a staff writer at GearJunkie, and several other All Gear websites.

He has been writing about climbing, cycling, running, wildlife, outdoor policy, the outdoor industry, vehicles, and more for 2 years. Prior to GearJunkie, he owned and operated his own business before freelancing at GearHungry. Based in Austin, Texas, Anderson loves to climb, boulder, road bike, trail run, and frequent local watering holes (of both varieties).

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