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The French skier won his first X Games gold at the age of 17. (Wikimedia Commons)

WATCH: Skier Thovex Drops New POV Part

Stunts include a switch landing into a gondola

candide thovex skiing freestyle skiing
The Editors

French professional skier Candide Thovex has been at the top of the freeski game since the start of the last decade, and the 32-year-old on Friday dropped a five-minute point-of-view video demolishing his home mountain, La Clusaz, in the French Alps. We’re still wrapping our minds around how he got a POV shot of himself putting his goggles on without a GoPro in the frame, never mind the terrifying cave he drops into or the switch landing into a gondola. Just watch.

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021
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