kite·​board·​ing ˈkīt-ˌbȯr-diŋ How to pronounce kiteboarding (audio)
: the sport of riding on a small surfboard that is propelled across water by a large kite to which the rider is harnessed

called also kitesurfing

Examples of kiteboarding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outdoor enthusiasts will also find plenty to do in Spain, including exploring the hiking trails of the Pyrenees, surfing the northern coast of Basque Country, and kiteboarding in Tarifa. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 16 Apr. 2024 The 74-acre getaway offers kiteboarding, e-foiling, sailing, beach Olympics, diving, cycling, and underwater scootering—and often several of these activities in the same day. Stephanie Vermillion, Vogue, 14 Mar. 2024 Charter fishing trips, kiteboarding, and surfing are popular activities here, as well as exploring the sand dunes of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Tracey Minkin, Southern Living, 1 Mar. 2024 Mild trade winds keep the weather comfortable and create perfect conditions for sailing and kiteboarding. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 15 Jan. 2024 The windy conditions plus year-round warm water make Sotavento heaven for swimming, surfing, kiteboarding, and Hobie Cat sailing. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2023 The pink sand and mountainous backdrop will keep shutterbugs happy, while active types can partake in surfing, kiteboarding, or windsurfing. Lila Battis, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2023 Also his kiteboarding and windsurfing sessions. William Finnegan, The New Yorker, 23 May 2022 For those staying immediately in the area, Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary offers a beautiful walk among nature with a neighboring kiteboarding beach. Lori A. May, Chron, 19 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1996, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kiteboarding was in 1996

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“Kiteboarding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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