waterskiing

noun
wa·​ter·​ski·​ing | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌskē-iŋ How to pronounce waterskiing (audio) , ˈwä-\

Definition of waterskiing

: the sport of planing and jumping on water skis

Examples of waterskiing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Southern Region is honored to hold the first tournament in memory of one the largest contributors to the sport of barefoot waterskiing, Ed Finley. Gary Curreri, sun-sentinel.com, "Southern Regional barefoot ski event to honor late member," 3 July 2019 Lake Conroe is one of the largest recreational lakes in Texas offering boating, wind surfing, golfing, swimming, jet-skiing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, fishing, hiking and more. Houston Chronicle, "The Shoreline at Waterpoint is now open," 31 Aug. 2019 People should avoid swimming, waterskiing and power boating in areas where there are algae blooms, the health agency said. oregonlive.com, "Health advisory issued for Odell Lake near Willamette Pass," 2 Aug. 2019 For water sports lovers, the seven-mile-long lake allows waterskiing, wakeboarding and other powerboating activities, with many shops renting kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Roy M. Wallack, Los Angeles Times, "Big Bear’s big outdoors appeal," 18 July 2019 By midmorning, the fast boats for waterskiing and wakeboarding will take over through midafternoon, when a wind out of the west often comes up. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Sierra campgrounds, lodges open for summer on Highway 88," 4 July 2019 Best known for its water sports, like swimming, tubing, kayaking and waterskiing, the lake’s shore has plenty of land activities, from hiking trails to 200 million-year-old Shasta Caverns. Jill K. Robinson, SFChronicle.com, "Renting a houseboat on Shasta Lake? Read this first.," 7 June 2019 During his free time, Dr. Metzler also enjoys wakeboarding, waterskiing, snow skiing, golfing and landscaping. Orthocincy, Cincinnati.com, "Dr. Adam Metzler authors ACL Reconstruction book," 16 Apr. 2018 During his free time, Dr. Metzler also enjoys wakeboarding, waterskiing, snow skiing, golfing and landscaping. Orthocincy, Cincinnati.com, "Dr. Adam Metzler authors ACL Reconstruction book," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of waterskiing

1914, in the meaning defined above

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18 Sep 2019

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The first known use of waterskiing was in 1914

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