from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The sport of performing maneuvers or stunts during free fall while riding on a skyboard.
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- n. A kind of skydiving where the skydiver has a surfboard attached to the feet, and performs surfing-like stunts in midair.
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He began with paragliding, then moved to skydiving, and eventually to skysurfing - diving with a stiff board allowing him to fall more slowly, and with twists and tricks.
You can imagine with this big surface of a skysurfing board, there is a lot of force, a lot of power.
With more than 30 specialized forums, it covers popular fun sport disciplines like snowboarding or skateboarding including more extreme activities like skysurfing or speedflying.
In the mid-1900's, Mr. De Gayardon became the best known (and reputedly the richest) skydiver in the world after he was videotaped riding a snowboard during freefall, popularizing the sport of skysurfing.
Western Dude reported dune-buggy excursions, lost treasure digs, and sea-monster hunts, those mustache-and-Schlitz adventures whose dignity had been shadowed and popularity eclipsed by the noxious cloud of such televised child’s play as wakeboarding and skysurfing and loop-de-loop bicycle jumping.