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Inaugural skating session. (Lydia DePillis)

That was fast: Three weeks after the announcement of plans to build a skate park on the RFK Stadium festival grounds, boards are grinding on “freedom ledges” just a couple days before the start of the Maloof Money Cup, which is free for spectators. It’s difficult to see the promised resemblance to D.C.’s Freedom Plaza, but it does make you wish Freedom Plaza was a skate park instead. Video after the jump.

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