New Candide Thovex ski video not for the faint of heart
Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 2:09 PM - There's a reason more than 1.3 million people viewed this video in just 24 hours' time: Simply put, it's amazing.
Watch as French freestyle skier Candide Thovex -- arguably one of the most skilled skiers on the planet -- takes an unusual route down a hill in Val Blanc, France.
Starting from his home resort, Thovex expertly navigates the all obstacles he comes into contact with.
Thovex is something of a YouTube celebrity. His ski films are a mixture of skill and innovation and have amassed a large following.
Thovex, 32, used a GoPro to film this first-person video, which features somersaults, weaving through trees, and a few terrifying jumps.
We won't give anything else away.
Just sit back and enjoy the video -- it's an exhilarating ride.
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