Definitions

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  • n. recreation or sport of surfing with a longboard

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Examples

  • This year's music bill takes in Wolf Gang, Eliza Doolittle, Bombay Bicycle Club and Fatboy Slim, but it's the awe-inspiring skills on show on the water – including the festival's first outing of longboarding – that will create the greatest stir.

    This week's new events

  • •California state law considers skateboarders the same as pedestrians, said Jim Beres, the civilian supervisor of the Laguna Beach, Calif., Police Department, where he said downhill recreational longboarding has spawned complaints.

    Skateboarders aim to flip commuter bans

  • "For a community like ours, the council didn't feel like longboarding was a good fit."

    Skateboarders aim to flip commuter bans

  • "In longboarding, there's a wider variety of shapes and styles and different performance capabilities."

    For this band of longboarders, age is no impediment to a smooth night ride

  • As he got into longboarding, Shetz found himself driving the city, distracted by angles in the pavement, which drew him to the garages.

    For this band of longboarders, age is no impediment to a smooth night ride

  • Running, climbing, cycling, kite-flying and longboarding would seem to be the perfect antidote to hours spent cooped up with Springwatch, the egg-cam and Bill Oddie's migratory bird patterns and also the only alternative when you are missing the 'surf's up' signal, and that familiar year round pilgrimage to the beaches of Cornwall.

    52 entries from July 2006

  • The revival of longboarding over the past decade has also added to surfing's pull.

    Travel: Be True To Your Surf School

  • Four amazing Canadian men in the spirit and passion for the cause set off on an epic 8000 km longboarding trip across Canada raising money and awareness for a cure to this insidious disease.

    PSA: Brunch for Breast Cancer « raincoaster

  • Of the two main branches of surfing - shortboarding and longboarding - longboarders have had the least opportunity to make a career out of surfing, despite being the closer of the two to the original roots of the sport.

    The Guardian World News

  • It's allowed me to have a different perspective on things, because I really care about women's longboarding - instead of 'I really care about my career in women's longboarding.'

    NYT > Home Page

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