If you ever wondered why Candide Thovex seems to catch way more air than humanly possible, these skis are the answer. The pro skier’s powder-oriented pro model were veritable pogo sticks at high speeds, maximizing amusement on the powdery, rolling terrain of Monarch Mountain. The ski’s dialed-in swing weight felt like a perfect crossbreed of a freeride ski and a park ski.
Shop Talk 2020: K2 Mindbender 116C
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