|Governing Body:||International Canoe Federation (ICF)|
Canoe Freestyle, a whitewater event where the competitions are held on white water bodies. Here the paddlers perform a lot of acrobatic tricks and maneuvers on a feature such as a hole or a wave within a given time duration.
Canoe Freestyle is a developing discipline, with new tricks being developed constantly to enhance and improve on existing moves.
These moves come into three categories:-
In International Canoe Federation (ICF) events, the paddlers have a predefined time to perform as many moves as possible which gives them an additional score for style and the finals are judged on three 45-second runs.
The athletes participate individually in the internationally recognized events.