wakeboard

noun
wake·​board | \ ˈwāk-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce wakeboard (audio) \

Definition of wakeboard

: a short board with foot bindings on which a rider is towed by a motorboat across its wake and especially up off the crest for aerial maneuvers

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Other Words from wakeboard

wakeboarder noun
wakeboarding noun

Examples of wakeboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Almheiri smashed the record for the longest ramp jump on a wakeboard with a 21 meter (68.89 ft) jump, Guinness announced on Monday. Alaa Elassar, CNN, "A man from the United Arab Emirates broke two wakeboarding records," 28 Nov. 2020 In the footage, North rides on a wakeboard with an instructor as her mother gives her words of encouragement from the boat. Gabrielle Chung, PEOPLE.com, "North West Screams Her Way Through Wakeboard Session as Mom Kim Kardashian Cheers Her On," 27 Aug. 2020 Starling, a Troy native and speech language pathologist at Tuggle Elementary School, was a passenger in a 2012 Mastercraft wakeboard boat driven by 23-year-old William Jackson Fite of Decatur. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, "Divers tie ribbon to tree 140 feet underwater where Kelsey Starling’s body found," 7 Oct. 2019 Jason used to pull his sons around their house on a miniature wakeboard. Stephen Ruiz, orlandosentinel.com, "Orlando wakeboarding family flocks to water for common passion," 18 Sep. 2019 William Jackson Fite, who was driving the wakeboard, was charged with boating under the influence on the day of the crash and was released on $2,000 bond. Christine Pelisek, PEOPLE.com, "Elementary School Teacher Is Killed in Boat Crash — and Ala. Couple Is Charged," 23 Aug. 2019 Starling, a Troy native and speech language pathologist at Tuggle Elementary School, was a passenger in a 2012 Mastercraft wakeboard boat driven Fite. Carol Robinson, al, "Man pleads guilty to boating under the influence after Kelsey Starling death," 27 Aug. 2019 Folsom is where people come to boat and ski or wakeboard, suntan on the beaches, float around, swim or paddle, and in winter, fish for bass or trout. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "5 spots to beat the heat in Sacramento," 21 Aug. 2019 The 26-year-old Starling, a Troy native and speech language pathologist at Tuggle Elementary School, was a passenger in a 2012 Mastercraft wakeboard boat driven by 23-year-old William Jackson Fite of Decatur. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, "Search resumes for body of Kelsey Starling following July 4 boat crash on Smith Lake," 19 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of wakeboard

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Wakeboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wakeboard. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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