kiteboarding

noun
kite·​board·​ing | \ ˈkīt-ˌbȯr-diŋ How to pronounce kiteboarding (audio) \

Definition of kiteboarding

: 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 When asked about his favorite microadventure, his pick pays homage to M22's roots: kiteboarding. Kendall Cornish, Travel + Leisure, 28 Aug. 2021 The windy conditions plus year-round warm water make Sotavento heaven for swimming, surfing, kiteboarding, and Hobie Cat sailing. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2021 More than just a sleepy beach town, though, Wrightsville Beach offers water sports like surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and kiteboarding. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 20 May 2020 La Ventana, 30 miles southeast of the city, is one of the world's best kiteboarding and windsurfing spots because of its steady winter winds, protected bay and beautiful beaches. Erin E. Williams, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 La Ventana, 30 miles southeast of the city, is one of the world’s best kiteboarding and windsurfing spots because of its steady winter winds, protected bay and beautiful beaches. Erin E. Williams, Washington Post, 2 Oct. 2019 The promise of kiteboarding is that a wind strong enough to draw small whitecaps from the water can take you on a magic-carpet ride. James Somers, The New Yorker, 13 Sep. 2019 Matunuck With three beaches, the village of Matunuck, 6 miles east of Charlestown, is known for its surfing, kiteboarding and windsurfing. Caryn B. Davis, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Aug. 2019 Windsurfing, kiteboarding, snorkeling, catamaran rides, horseback riding, and ziplining are also abundant throughout the region. Laura Barcella, GQ, 27 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of kiteboarding

1996, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

17 Sep 2021

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“Kiteboarding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kiteboarding. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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