With all of the pow edits dropping around the Internet these days, who would have thought the best ski video you saw all week wouldn’t have a trace of snow in it? Well folks, that’s the power of Candide Thovex for you. In a video announcing his new partnership with Audi Quattro, the French style master puts on an offseason show, ripping down bone dry slopes, tossing casual backflips in wheat fields, and telepathically forcing our index fingers to hit ‘play’ over and over again.

As climate talks continue in Paris and the East Coast looks for its first significant snowfall, here’s a reminder that, white stuff or not, at least one man will still be out there shredding no matter what.