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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a technique in white water kayaking (also rafting and canoeing) in which the paddler puts in a powerful paddle stroke at the top of a drop in order to pull the nose up and land the craft horizontally to maintain speed. The word is an onomatopoeia, sounding like the noise the hull of the boat makes when it lands in the water.

    Although boofing is a crucial technique for running drops, it can also be quite dangerous if not done properly.

    Submitted by Matt from United Kingdom on 10/02/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also boof: an act of doing this

    I missed my boof and lost all my speed going over that drop.

    Submitted by Matt from United Kingdom on 10/02/2015
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also a verb: to do this

    Most notably, you can boof waterfalls and steep drops.

    Submitted by Matt from United Kingdom on 10/02/2015


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