Definition of surfboarding in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsərfˌbôrdiNG/


The sport or pastime of riding a wave towards the shore while standing or lying on a surfboard; surfing: after a day of surfboarding, he suffered severe low back pain
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  • Skateboarding originated as an offshoot of surfboarding in California in the 1960s.
  • Like my wife and two sons, I've got a major interest in water sports - surfboarding, surf ski riding and spear fishing.
  • Swimming, surfboarding, scuba diving, track and field, and long-distance running also are growing in popularity.

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Syllabification: surf·board·ing

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