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Kite surfing

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  • Variants

    • Kiteboarding
    • Kitesurfing
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Kitesurf magazine, issue 2 (2000), surrogate:p. 8 (the current high popularity of kitesurfing around the world) p. 12 (kite surfing)
    • found: British Kite Surfing Association WWW home page, Jan. 29, 2001(kite surfing is a fast growing new sport; it is not windsurfing, it is not kite flying, it is the fusion of these two disciplines with other influences; kite surfing is an extreme sport)
    • found: Kiteboarding, winter 2001.
    • found: FirstSearch, Mar. 15, 2002:Newsweek v. 137, no. 15, Apr. 9, 2001 (kiteboarding; descriptor: kitesurfing)
    • found: The consumption and representation of lifestyle sports, 2013:p. 1 (alternative/extreme/lifestyle sport; what has been variously labelled alternative, new, extreme, adventure, panic, action, whiz and lifestyle sport; these labels encompass a wide range of participatory and made-for-television sporting activities including residual cultural forms, such as climbing, and emergent activities, such as kite-surfing) p. 3 (lifestyle sports are a specific type of alternative sport, including both established activities like skateboarding through to newly emergent activities like kite-surfing) p. 212 (alternative sport (such as kayaking, mountaineering, rock-climbing, skateboarding, skydiving, snowboarding, surfing, wake-boarding, and windsurfing); alternative sports)
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 24, 2013(under Extreme sports - Examples of extreme sports: Kitesurfing, Stand up paddle surfing, Surfing; under Kitesurfing: Kitesurfing or kiteboarding is a surface water sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, and gymnastics into one extreme sport.)
  • LC Classification

    • GV840.K49
  • Change Notes

    • 2002-03-15: new
    • 2013-08-01: revised
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