waterskiing
noun Date: 1931 the sport of planing and jumping on water skis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • waterskiing — Sport of planing and jumping on water skis, broad skilike runners that a rider wears while being towed by a motorboat. The sport originated in the U.S. in the 1920s. International competitions have been held since 1946. Single ski slalom… …   Universalium

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  • George A. "Banana George" Blair — George Alfred Blair (born January 22, 1915) is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, and waterskier, known for his barefoot waterskiing and trademark yellow banana like wetsuits. Biography George A. Blair was born on January 22, 1915 in Toledo …   Wikipedia

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