Trauma Tuesday: Candide Thovex Too Huge Double Huck Edition

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Even if you are one of the best, most famous, most accomplished free skiers in the game, you can still blow it. Candide Thovex proves this when he carries “just a bit” too much speed into this booster and overshoots it, by a lot. Love the cloud of cold smoke that erupts after we lose sight of him over the ridge. Has a very cartoony feel, like you would expect him to come waddling back flat as a pancake or just covered in black soot like a bomb had exploded.

I love cartoons.

On the flip side, here is what happens when you come up short. A TGR segment from Chad’s Gap in 2000, when jumps were always a wildcard.

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