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New skate park to open in Phoenix

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PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A professional skater has made it possible for a new skate park in Phoenix.

The city honored skater Rob Dyrdek in a ceremony Wednesday at City Hall. 

Dyrdek also presented a symbolic check to the city on behalf of his foundation.

Dyrdek's foundation worked with a design firm called California Skate Parks to donate the design of the skate park's construction.  The donated work was worth $50,000.

The City Parks and Preserve Initiative is funding the actual construction of the park that will be called Dust Devil Park.

The park will cost about $200,000.

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