pad·​dle·​board | \ ˈpa-dᵊl-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce paddleboard (audio) \

Definition of paddleboard

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Canandaigua Sailboard offers activities like paddleboard yoga, kayaking, and windsurfing. Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, "7 Easy Weekend Trips from NYC," 17 June 2020 On the North Jetty, a small business called Jetty Rentals charges by the hour for visitors wishing to use a paddleboard, a single kayak or a double kayak. Dallas News, "Florida’s Venice has warm springs, shark teeth and more," 24 Mar. 2020 This remake of the cruise takes place on a paddleboard and doesn’t scrimp on the groaners. Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times, "Theme park fans are re-creating rides at home, with tennis balls and pets as special effects," 29 Apr. 2020 Take free demo rides on kayaks, canoes, Hobie craft, stand-up paddleboards and rafts. Roger Naylor, azcentral, "Lake Pleasant is a desert oasis near Phoenix. Here's everything you can do there," 4 Mar. 2020 Error 0: The 4-acre lagoon planned for Sierra Vista will feature multiple white sand beaches, a splash pad, kids cove, a swim-up bar and paddleboard and kayak options. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "New 'crystal clear lagoon' to open in Rosharon's Sierra Vista development," 24 Feb. 2020 This year’s show has more than 450 boats -- plus kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and jet skis. Laura Johnston, cleveland, "What kind of boat are you? We’ve got your match," 18 Jan. 2020 Perks include daily breakfast, morning yoga overlooking the beach, and use of kayaks, paddleboards and snorkeling gear. Los Angeles Times, "Caribbean beach resort takes 45% off room prices," 4 Sep. 2019 Lifeguards flagged down Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies to help remove a man on a paddleboard from the ocean, but the man defied their verbal commands for roughly 30-40 minutes, according to KTLA 5 News. Andrew Mark Miller, Washington Examiner, "California police arrest paddleboarder for alleged violation of stay-at-home order," 3 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of paddleboard

1932, in the meaning defined above

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6 Jul 2020

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“Paddleboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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