kite·​surf·​ing | \ ˈkīt-ˌsər-fiŋ How to pronounce kitesurfing (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web This beach area has something for everyone: kayaking, paddleboarding, kitesurfing, fishing, and, of course, swimming and surfing. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "The Best Beaches in Southern California," 31 May 2020 For good reason: There is a beach for every type (surfers, families, those in the buff); a bayside stretch for kitesurfing; and a great, long pathway for cycling. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "15 Best Beaches in New Jersey for When You Need to Escape the City," 10 Mar. 2020 Her favorite pastimes included kitesurfing and paragliding. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur, Created Tech Jobs in Africa," 30 Jan. 2020 The activities staff encourages adventurous undertakings, from stand-up paddling to kitesurfing. Ann Abel, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Resorts in Mexico: 2019 Readers' Choice Awards," 17 Jan. 2020 Kite Beach Dubai, United Arab Emirates For those looking for a more urban beach experience, Kite Beach is a great destination for families, with a plethora of watersports on offer, including kitesurfing, wakeboarding, and paddleboarding. Abby Sewell, National Geographic, "Discover the best beaches in the Middle East," 29 May 2019 From that first trip, Naish went on to pioneer windsurfing and later kitesurfing and has become a global watersports icon. Danielle Rossingh And Shirley Robertson, CNN, "How Robby Naish conquered the waves and became an icon," 23 Apr. 2018 Take a look at this video Branson posted showing the competition between his foilboarding and the president's kitesurfing: The president won, besting Branson by staying aloft for 50 more meters. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Richard Branson Taught Barack Obama How to Kitesurf," 7 Feb. 2017 First there was President Obama enjoying some kitesurfing with Richard Branson. Jack Moore, GQ, "Happy Birthday to the Only Person Having Fun Right Now, Barack Obama," 4 Aug. 2017

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Kitesurfing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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