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or kite surfing  (kīt′sûr′fĭng)
1. A form of kiteboarding in which a person is pulled by a power kite across water while riding a kiteboard or wakeboard.
2. A similar sport, such as kite landboarding or snowkiting.

kite′surf′ v.
kite′surf′er n.


(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the sport of sailing standing up on a surfboard while being pulled along by a large kite
ˈkiteˌsurfer n
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She also praised the effectiveness of her colleagues at RNLI New Brighton, which Lucy says is a result of their "professional-level training and teamwork." RNLI New Brighton's Lifeboat Operations manager, Ian Thornton, said: "Kitesurfers often rely on people on the shore to raise the alarm if they're in difficulty".
He was not wearing a buoyancy device or helmet despite the authorities recently making them mandatory for kitesurfers.
Kitesurfers had been hitting the south coast, making the most of strong winds.
If you have a car, drive down to Prasonisi right at the tip of the island - this is where the Aegean technically meets the Med and you can watch kitesurfers and wind-surfers vie for the waves on either side of a lovely wide spit of white sand, which is exposed in the summer when sea levels are lower.
Kitesurfers from Italy and New Zealand will also be at the championship which will see racing from August 18 to 22 at the Masirah Beach Camp venue, with a prize-pot of ee1/410,000 on offer.
During this time Kajiya will give kitesurfers of all levels tips on how to be better at the sport.
Said beach, where kitesurfers and other water sports enthusiasts usually stay, has a water quality level of 2,400 most probable number (MPN) of Coliform per 100 milliliter, exceeding the standard level of 400 MPN/100 level.
Saffa Surf Tours' goal is to safely deliver their visitors (stand up surfers, kitesurfers as well as bodyboarders of all skill levels) to the South African waves they've been dreaming of, while ensuring that their surf travel experience is an unforgettable one.
'It has become one of the most popular destinations for kitesurfers and there has been a big consciousness about the island.'
The Engadine features the Maloja Wind, a steady breeze created by thermal winds coming down the mountainside that is prized among windsurfers, sailors and kitesurfers in the area, offering some of the best sailing conditions in the country.
[UKPRwire, Tue Aug 16 2016] Copenhagen, Denmark-- Expanding their precision proprietary forecast model, Vaavud has released a new app for kitesurfers, Kitesurf Wind, that offers accurate, hyper-local forecasts to kitesurfers.
Running along the seafront is the stately Passeig de Jaume I, a wide pedestrianised promenade lined with palm trees which gives way to the restaurants and bars of the Carrer de Colon where you can sit and marvel at kitesurfers racing across the water.