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Definition: A form of waterskiing where both feet are attached to a board that resembles something in between a water ski and a kneeboard. The rider stands on the board with the feet pointing off to the side of the board. Riders like wakeboarding because wakeboards allow lift off the wake, making a multitude of tricks in the air possible.
Pronunciation: 'wAk-"bord
Also Known As: Skurfing (in the early years of the sport)
Common Misspellings: Waikboarding

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