Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several sports, such as kitesurfing and snowkiting, in which a person, often wearing a harness, is pulled by holding a control bar that is attached to a power kite.

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  • noun A sport in which participants ride a form of wakeboard or surfboard harnessed to a large kite which is controlled by the rider.
  • noun A similar sport using a wheeled board on land.
  • noun A similar sport using a snowboard or ski on snow.

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Examples

  • Instead, Mr. Branson chose to try to break a speed record by "kiteboarding" across the frigid waters of the English Channel with his kids.

    The Sky's the Limit!

  • This new expo, which is not put on by the same people, is more about outdoor activities such as kiteboarding, beach-going, kayaking and even some activities such as tennis and gardening.

    Local News from Wilmington Star News

  • I posted the other day about all the deep sea discoveries announced in the Census of Marine Life, and that night I got this strange comment about "kiteboarding" and whales "flogging" and "rending your skin and extremities like confetti," and how all of it would be helped by having a little more borrowed cash in your pocket. (assuming your pockets weren't lost in the "rending").

    Theophrast.us - Chris Howard's Writing Blog

  • Right now it is showing me parks, architecture, bowling alleys, a sight-seeing boat tour, yoga, and kiteboarding.

    Plan The Best Staycation Ever | Lifehacker Australia

  • In the past few years, Mr. Bader has had two shoulder surgeries after a "freak kiteboarding accident."

    A Cut Above Rest

  • Just north of Palm Beach, at Malmok Beach, where the winds are particularly frisky, kite surfing is the center attraction, especially during the annual Aruba Hi-Winds competition (early July), which attracts 180 enthusiasts who participate in windsurfing (slalom and freestyle) and kiteboarding contests.

    Dwight Brown: Aruba: The Beach Is Just the Beginning...

  • Onsite adventure sports activities include kiteboarding, kayaking and riding sand bikes on the beach right on La Zebra's doorstep.

    Tulum landgrab?

  • Onsite adventure sports activities include kiteboarding, kayaking and riding sand bikes on the beach right on La Zebra's doorstep.

    Tulum landgrab?

  • The cerulean Pacific; the verdant forests; the mellifluous voiceways of Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen; and the people kiteboarding along the race route in the middle of a Tuesday afternoon because they don't have jobs all came together in a "collabo" of bike racing bliss.

    Versus to Cycling Fans: "Go Puck Yourself"

  • Onsite adventure sports activities include kiteboarding, kayaking and riding sand bikes on the beach right on La Zebra's doorstep.

    Tulum landgrab?

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