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Date
23rd Jul 2015
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The Avoriaz History Project | The Story Behind France's First Snowboarding Park

The Avoriaz history project is a pioneering story on the evolution of France’s first snowpark. The film explores how the early legends of the scene gave rise to a new generation of snowboarders, the world’s first natural snowpark and a multi-million euro tourism industry. Featuring interviews with Nico Droz (Pro Snowboarder), Jean Pierre Calvet (Serma Director at the birth of the snowpark time) and a few pro's from back in the day. Using a mix of 1980s and ‘90s footage self captured by the riders the film tells the story of how the sheer determination of a unique group of friends literally shapes a park and creates it's own snowboarding scene recognized throughout the world. Question is, would Avoriaz be Avoriaz without the snowparks? It seems like the people in charge of Avoriaz are failing to see it's importance in the history and development of snowboarding in Europe. I'm hoping we can question this further and try to inspire, creative future ideas, that will benefit everyone who uses the resort. The Avoriaz History Project | The Story Behind France's First Snowboarding Park

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