It’s an ad. And the video is heavily assisted with visual effects. But still. It’s just fun as hell. You go in thinking, “oh yeah, it’s been relatively warm this year, so I could see why a guy would want to do this” and then you get wowed by the tricks and the stunts and start to realize what you’re watching and begin to pretend you’re not impressed even though you still are and hope that you’ll see some behind the scenes footage but enjoy yourself the entire time anyway. Or at least, that’s just what happened to me.
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A lot of this is actually just Candide being the best skier in the world. There are definitely some obvious special effects, but I’d say a majority of the stuff on the ground is real.