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Candide Thovex Throws Massive 120-Foot D-Spin 720 on Skis

Chad’s Gap, a 120-foot void between two mine dumps in the backcountry of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, was named after Chad Zurinskas. Zurinskas was a local skier who first recognized the gap’s potential as a ski jump of extraordinary proportions.

It’s pretty well known that the gap doesn’t give anything easy, and anyone who can just land it has definitely earned it. What makes Candide Thovex’s attempts that much more alluring is that he didn’t want to just hit the thing simply; he wanted to do something extraordinary.

RELATED: 7 days until the premiere of TGR's new film Tight Loose. Watch the trailer and get tickets here. 

Candide slammed the wall, hiked back up, slammed again, and hiked back up again… four times.

His commitment to the kicker paid off and on day two, he landed a massive D-Spin 720, a trick that was considered one of the most technical of the times.

About TGR's Top 21 Moments:

This year, TGR turns 21 years old. To celebrate, we're resurfacing TGR founders, Todd and Steve Jones', favorite moments from filming over the last 21 years—the moments that made TGR what it is today. One video a day until the world premiere of our new film "Tight Loose" on September 17 in Jackson, Wyoming. 

From The Series: TGR’s Top 21 Moments

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Leg Blasters–TGR Ski/SB Training Camp #1
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Hey skiers & snowboarders! Crystal Wright here from Wright Training here in Jackson Hole. This is the first installment of our 9-part TGR Ski & Snowboard Training Camp, which will get in you killer shape to crush the slopes this winter with minimal equipment and gym experience.  Today we'll be focusing on Leg Blasters–a great, simple circuit that will gain you a ton of eccentric strength. Here's how to do it: Start with 4 round of mini Leg blasters, which are: 10 squats 10 alternating lunges

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