windsurfing

noun
wind·surf·ing | \ˈwin(d)-ˌsər-fiŋ \

Definition of windsurfing 

: the sport or activity of riding a sailboard

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Other Words from windsurfing

windsurf \ˈwin(d)-ˌsərf \ intransitive verb
windsurfer noun

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Summer Rescues: The adorable search and rescue dogs go windsurfing and camping among other warm-weather activities in the eight episodes included on this DVD of the Canadian CGI children's series. Chris Ball, cleveland.com, "Diane Kruger stars in 'In the Fade,' now on DVD and Blu-ray (review)," 8 May 2018 From that first trip, Naish went on to pioneer windsurfing and later kitesurfing and has become a global watersports icon. Danielle Rossingh And Shirley Robertson, CNN, "How Robby Naish conquered the waves and became an icon," 23 Apr. 2018 As for his first love, windsurfing, Naish is hoping foiling technology will give the sport a boost. Danielle Rossingh And Shirley Robertson, CNN, "How Robby Naish conquered the waves and became an icon," 23 Apr. 2018 The best windsurfing is in the calm waters of Grand Cul-de-Sac. David Jefferys, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Perfect (Long) Weekend in St. Barts," 16 Apr. 2018 Lake rules: No private boats from outside area, no gas engines, no wading, swimming, windsurfing or float tubing. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Sunday getaway to Loch Lomond Reservoir," 11 Mar. 2018 No water contact, including windsurfing, water skiing, personal watercraft, swimming or wading. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Sunday getaway to San Pablo Reservoir," 18 Feb. 2018 Though one of the island’s most popular destinations, Bowman’s Beach feels pristine and quiet, with many private spots for swimming, beachcombing and windsurfing. Smithsonian, "Discover more of Fort Myers and Sanibel's pristine beaches.," 12 July 2017 Though one of the island’s most popular destinations, Bowman’s Beach feels pristine and quiet, with many private spots for swimming, beachcombing and windsurfing. Smithsonian, "Discover more of Fort Myers and Sanibel's pristine beaches.," 12 July 2017

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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