pad·dle·board | \ˈpa-dᵊl-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of paddleboard 

: a long narrow buoyant board used for riding the surf or in rescuing swimmers

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The weekend includes nine running, standup paddleboard, and triathlon races that draw everyone from kids as young as 8 to triathlon’s top pros. Kari Bodnarchuk,, "The ‘Woodstock of triathlon’ turns 35," 2 May 2018 The commission has been looking at paddleboard safety since early last year, focusing on rental companies, the panel's chairman, Bill Kenney, said. Hillary Davis,, "Newport Harbor Commission floats idea of requiring leashes for rented paddleboards," 13 May 2018 Kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard rentals available weekends April through Memorial Day weekend, then Wednesday-Sunday through Labor Day. Jeanne Cooper, San Francisco Chronicle, "Insider: Top winemaker shares local Lodi secrets," 29 Mar. 2018 Among the offerings will be an inflatable water park, plus kayaks, bikes, boats and stand-up paddleboards for rent. Luke Money,, "Fourth of July brings fireworks, parades and festivals to local cities," 1 July 2018 Ah, Puerto Rico! Land of rum and iguanas, palm trees and paddleboard yoga. Tamar Adler, Vogue, "The Young Farmers Behind Puerto Rico’s Food Revolution," 20 June 2018 As part of the lesson, Berlett guided me through useful paddleboard positions. Elena Weissmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How to go stand-up paddleboarding at Summerfest and not completely wipe out," 30 June 2018 Rent a bicycle and enjoy miles of cycling trails through scenic villages and marshland, explore local tributaries via kayak, canoe or paddleboard or go crabbing in the bay. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian, "The 20 Best Small Towns To Visit in 2018," 5 June 2018 Meanwhile, of the 20 companies the commission contacted during a recent paddleboard study, only seven had the proper activities permits. Hillary Davis,, "Newport Harbor Commission floats idea of requiring leashes for rented paddleboards," 13 May 2018

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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