Faction Candide 1.0 Skis 2014

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Faction - Candide 1.0 Skis 2014
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Now in its second year, the Faction x Candide Thovex collaboration continues to push boundaries with its innovative use of new materials, technology and design: "When I'm skiing park or rallying around on-piste, this is my ski of choice. The Balsa / Flax core makes the ski lightweight and with that comes more versatility. You can ski on loner skis for stability bit hit rails and spin with the same ease of short skis." - Candide Thovex. If you're looking for everyday, on-piste/park-and-pipe twigs, look no further than the Faction Candide 1.0 Skis. With a balsa/flax core and medium turning radius, these lightweight skis are a great option for those looking for a spin friendly on-piste ski.

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Rocker Type

Traditional CamberMaximum tip to tail responsiveness for positive turn initiation and feel on-piste


3/5 ( 1 softest - 5 hardest)


Balsa/Flax CoreThis core uses strips of Balsa vertically laminated together with flax fibers. This creates an incredibly light yet torsionally stiff core that provides all the feel of a full wood core. Skis made using this technology are around 20% lighter than their poplar & ash-cored equivalent.


Custom Matte Topsheets


ABS plastic


PTEX 4000 base


Walzhol Huber 1.9 mm edges

Binding Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.


  • Terrain: Park & Pipe More 
  • Skis: No Bindings
  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
  • Rocker Type: Camber More 
  • Turning Radius: Medium More 
  • Core/Laminates: Wood
  • Tail Type: Full Twin Tip More 
  • Athletes: Candide Thovex
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 168 173 178 181
Tip Width (mm) 114 114 114 114
Waist Width (mm) 82 82 82 82
Tail Width (mm) 110 110 110 110
Turning Radius (m) 17 18 19 20



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