Rapper Lil Wayne loves skateboarding. Now, thanks to Wayne and Mountain Dew, others get to experience the fun.
Wayne and Mountain Dew, as part of their DEWeezy project, officially opened a new skatepark in New Orleans Ninth Ward District yesterday. The Ninth Ward was one of the areas most effected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
"We're very excited to be a part of the rejuvenation of the Ninth Ward community," said Brett O'Brien, Mountain Dew's VP of Marketing. "This is a great way for local residents to connect, challenge themselves and ultimately enjoy their surroundings even more - while celebrating skate culture. I'd personally like to thank Lil Wayne, California Skateparks and Make It Right Foundation for aiding in such a positive project for this community."
The skatepark, which was designed by renowned skatepark developer Tim Duggan, is eco-friendly, and was even designed to mirro the landscape of the lower Ninth Ward.
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