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

Examples of kitesurfing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Parque del Indio, off Ashford Avenue in the Condado neighborhood, is a refuge from the crowds with a pristine beach, kitesurfing and games of pickleball and volleyball. Luisita Lopez Torregrosa, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 Members can enjoy tennis and pickleball, paddleboarding, kitesurfing, and spa and fitness facilities, with exciting new amenities coming in the next few years. Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 1 Apr. 2024 The kitesurfing is crazy good Feb. 9, 2024 People fall on ski poles and rupture their spleens. Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 22 Mar. 2024 For its Instagram feed, the crew have leaped over the bow dressed as Thanksgiving turkeys and pulled off impressive kitesurfing jumps. Gemma Harris, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2024 For example, Faye Travel Insurance includes activities such as kitesurfing, boating, wakeboarding, regular skiing and regular snowboarding in its base policies. Christopher Elliott, Forbes, 17 Feb. 2024 His jump shattered the previous Belmont record by 30 feet and was the highest kitesurfing jump ever recorded in North America. Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 9 Feb. 2024 Surfers have long been drawn to the Riviera, though there’s plenty else to occupy your coastal time from sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, kitesurfing, and, of course, relaxing on the shore. Rebekah Peppler, Condé Nast Traveler, 18 Dec. 2023 This is still the best hotel on the island for watersports, from stand-up paddle-boarding to deep-sea fishing and kitesurfing (especially from December to June during the alizé wind). Angelina Villa-Clarke, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kitesurfing was in 1977

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“Kitesurfing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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