It would appear that Candide Thovex has returned to snow, which is a bit of an anomaly for him these days. We’ve become so accustomed to him carving into ocean waves and along the rainbow mountains that seeing him on the side of a snowy slope feels almost jarring. But of course, Thovex doesn’t touch anything—whether it be snow, water, or dirt—unless he’s able to do it in his distinctive insane style.
For example, a “sketchy drop in” to Thovex feels like a 30-foot huck to the rest of us peasants. After floating through the air for a couple seconds, he stomps the landing.
Or, let’s talk about what he considers feasible line “options." Apparently, a sheer vertical wall of snow and rocks seems ideal—but don’t worry he’s gives it a good pole whacking before dropping in. Shane McConkey would be real proud.
You’re a nut Candide, but we love you for it.