Big mountain snowboarding in an alpine passage that saw major action among World War II smugglers? Count me in.
Le Col de Cou hasn’t always existed as a sick spot to shred on a snowboard. Back in the day, the remote Alpine tract on the French-Swiss border hosted major smuggling activity.
Here’s the story of David “Vlad” Vladyka and the gang of snowboarders who first discovered its potential for riding.
The bigger picture of the place wasn’t lost on them either, so “La Zone” is part history lesson, part straight-up snowboarding film.
School is in session.
Runtime: 15 minutes