By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The extreme sport lovers in Rio will be excited to know that a new recreational area will be built around Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (known as the Lagoa) dedicated to skateboarding, BMX biking, climbing and other activities. Announced in early 2012, the demolition and development of the space began yesterday, December 28th.

The area will be called Parque Radical da Lagoa (Radical Park of Lagoon) and will consist of resources . . .

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