Faction Candide 2.0 Skis 2019

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Freestyle at its core, but built to rip the whole hill – just like Thovex himself

The CT 2.0 from Faction is designed and championed by none-other than hard-charging champion, Candide Thovex. If you’ve seen any of his viral series ‘One of Those Days’ videos, you’ll know that he goes pretty big, all over the hill – and that’s exactly what the CT 2.0 is built to do.  

The Faction Candide 2.0 is truly all-terrain

The 2019 version is the softest iteration of the Candide 2.0 for a super-smooth buttery ski that manages to retain a strong all-mountain portfolio. Each of the skis in the Candide Thovex range is constructed and shaped for a different use or terrain. The 2.0s 102mm waist builds on the freestyle performance of the narrower 1.0 but adds some all-mountain versatility without compromising its playful personality. 

An adaptable rocker-camber-rocker profile

Built with plenty of rocker in the nose and tail to retain floaty performance in deep powder and improve the on-piste playfulness of butters and presses. An underfoot camber profile provides excellent edge-grip through hard-pack and increases stability at high speed. The Candide Thovex 2.0 is slightly stiffer than middling to deliver a powerful intermediate to advanced level ski without being too unforgiving. 

Reactive yet laidback, with plenty of damping

A sandwiched layer of carbon fibre underfoot keeps the overall strength up and improves stability through crud. The hybrid wood core blend of harder beech and softer poplar, with a rubber dampening layer, provides a receptive and powerful ride that capably reduces chatter and absorbs heavy landings. 

A speed-machine for charging

The 2019 CT 2.0 boasts a die-cut base, with sintered 3000 P-Tex, to keep you charging hard at Candide-warp-speed, while the chip-resistant topsheet looks slick and can take a beating. The CT 2.0 is a worthy weapon of choice for any all-mountain destroyer.

The best bits…

  • Full Sandwich Construction for a light weight and consistent flex 
  • Smooth poplar/beech core with carbon reinforcements for reduced torsional flex
  • Sidewall construction for stability, strength and great grip
  • Switch-friendly symmetrical shape 
  • Super-fast Die-Cut PTEX 3000 sintered base 
  • Durable 1.8 mm heat treated edges for strength
  • 325mm of pow-defeating, buttery tip rocker
  • 310mm of Tail Rocker for switch pow landings
  • 2mm camber profile underfoot for great edge-hold
  • Matte EC4060 topsheet & Anti-chip micro-cap to protect impact areas
  • Carbon Reinforcing keeps the core safe and increases overall strength
  • Medium flex

The vital stats…

Length (CM) Nose Width (MM) Waist Width (MM) Tail Width  (MM) Turn Radius  (M)
158 135 102 135 13
164 135 102 135 14
172 135 102 135 15
178 135 102 135 16
184 135 102 135 18
188 135 102 135 20

Specifications

Sidecut 135/102/135
Camber Type Hybrid
Flex 6
Weight (kg) 1.88
Waist Width (mm) 102
Turn Radius (m) 16
Terrain All-Mountain
Individual Weight (kg) 1.88
Lengths available 158, 166, 172, 178, 184 and 188

Size Guide

Skier Height (cm)

Skier Height (ft & in)

Suggested Length for Advanced Skier (cm)

Suggested Length for Intermediate Skier (cm)

Suggested Length for Beginner Skier (cm)

137

4'6"

140

135

125

142

4'8"

145

140

130

152

5'0"

155

145

135

158

5'2"

165

155

145

168

5'6"

175

165

155

173

5'8"

180

170

160

178

5'10"

185

175

165

183

6'0"

190

180

170

188

6'2"

195

185

175

193

6'4"

200

190

180

Shipping

  • Free | Non-Tracked - £0.00

    Delivery expected by Monday 17 December

    Small items are dispatched with the Royal Mail 48 service, which is estimated to take three to five working days. This service is not trackable and there are no guarantees on delivery date.
    Large or heavy items may need to be shipped with a different service, if you'd like to know more, contact us on 0131 260 9677. If the Postman is unable to deliver, you may be required to go to your local Mail sorting office to collect the package

  • Standard | Non-Tracked - £1.99

    Delivery expected by Saturday 15 December

    Dispatched with Royal Mail 1st Class. Delivery will be made by your Postman at the usual time. This service is not trackable and there are no guarantees on delivery date. For larger items, we may need to ship with a courier, if you'd like to know more, get in touch on 0131 260 9677. If the Postman is unable to deliver, you may be required to go to your local Mail sorting office to collect the package.

  • Next Working Day | Tracked - £4.99

    Delivery expected tomorrow

    Most items will be dispatched with DPD and are fully track-able. The delivery must be signed for so someone must be at the specified address to accept the items. It is not possible for the delivery driver to leave the packages without a signature.
    In rare cases, rural addresses may be 2 days for delivery. If you are concerned please get in touch before placing order.
    The cut-off for next day delivery is 12 noon. However, if placing an urgent order after this deadline, please call us on 0131 260 9677 and we will do our best to ensure it gets to you in time.

  • DPD 12 Noon | Tracked - £14.99

    Delivery expected by 12:00 tomorrow

    Delivery will be made by 12noon on the next working day (Monday to Friday). This delivery must be signed for, so someone must be at the specified address to accept the delivery.
    The cut-off for next day delivery is 12 noon. However, if placing an urgent order after this deadline, please call us on 0131 260 9677 and we will do our best to ensure it gets to you in time.

  • DPD Saturday 12 Noon | Tracked - £19.99

    Delivery expected by 12:00 on Saturday 15 December

    Delivery will be made by 12noon on the Saturday morning. This delivery must be signed for, so someone must be at the specified address to accept the delivery.
    The cut-off for next day delivery is 12 noon. However, if placing an urgent order after this deadline, please call us on 0131 260 9677 and we will do our best to ensure it gets to you in time.

  • Collect in Store - £0.00

    You can place your order online and drop into our store in Edinburgh, Scotland, to collect your order. Please enter your billing address into the delivery address section, and tick the box to say both addresses are the same.
    Orders will be kept aside for 2 weeks. If you require longer, please email contact@freezeproshop.com

Returns

OUR RETURNS POLICY

Generally, we'll be happy to exchange or refund anything you've bought for up to one month from the date you receive it, so long as it’s in perfect, unused condition. If you'd like to return or exchange an item you bought more than one month ago, then you may be able to, but please email us about it first – a small restocking charge may also apply.

Returning or exchanging an item does not affect your statutory rights. You’ll find the official cancellation policy within full our Terms & Conditions.

EXTENDED RETURNS FOR CHRISTMAS

All orders made between 1 November 2018 and 24 December 2018 are eligible for our extended return period. So, if you’re buying someone a gift and it’s not quite right, you’ve got until 24 March 2019 to return it*.

*All other return terms & conditions still apply.

WANT TO RETURN SOMETHING? 

On the back of the delivery note that's included with your order you'll find your returns form. This outlines everything you need to know about the returns process, the information we’ll need from you and where you need to send it back to. If you can't find this form, just download it here, or get in touch on contact@freezeproshop.com and we'll email it over to you.

WHO COVERS THE COST OF RETURNING AN ITEM?

You’re responsible for the cost of returning items to us, but if you choose an exchange, we’ll be happy to cover the cost of shipping things back to you.

ITEMS THAT YOU CAN'T RETURN...

  • Anything that’s missing its tags or isn’t in a perfect, new and unused condition, including all its packaging
  • Skis and ski bindings which have been mounted, because these will have been done to your specific requirements and can’t be resold
  • Underwear