freestyle freestyle  /f ˈri ˌstaɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use

Usage(s):

  1. SwimmingItalyAge: 19 The world record holder in the 200m freestyle would set gums flapping over her athletic exploits alone.
  2. Minutes after Phelps destroyed the world record in the 200m freestyle, Natalie Coughlin made history by being the first woman to defend the 100m backstroke at the Olympics.
  3. I have seen synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastics and judo, and they do not come close to the ludicrousness of freestyle dressage.

News

  1. Total Immersion Easy Freestyle 1.0 /2.0 Weekend Workshop- San Francisco/San Mateo

    This two-day course takes you through all the Total Immersion drills, methods and movements for full stroke mechanics. Resulting in a freestyle that is faster, easier, and more efficient. We’ll teach you the four key skills of a Fishlike Freestyle: 1. Cooperate with Gravity, 2. Take the Path of Least Resistance, 3. Swim with your body, 4. Breathe easy
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Norton Shores' Burger King reopens with new features including Muskegon area's first 'freestyle' fountain, computers

    The city of Norton Shores' sole Burger King recently reopened with new and improved features, including Muskegon County's only two Coca-Cola Freestyle fountain stations.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Muskegon Chronicle

  3. Watch: Troy Ave And BSB Freestyle On Power 105.1 Midnite Mixx

    DJ Self recently invited Troy Ave and his Brick Star Boyz to Power 105.1 for a freestyle session, during the radio station’s midnight mixx. Self provided the crew, comprised of Avon Blocksdale, King Sevin, Young Lito and Troy Ave, with two prevalent tracks from fellow Brooklyn artists to rap over. BSB has garnered widespread attention, following the release of BSB Volume 2 and several high ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

Quotes

  1. "The freestyle is just downhill," Phelps said. "The freestyle is all adrenaline."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Michael Phelps Source: CNN

  2. "I was freestyling. That's all. It was all done in fun. Nothing serious whatsoever," O'Neal told ESPN.com Monday. "That is what MC's do. They freestyle when called upon. I'm totally cool with Kobe. No issue at all."
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Shaquille O'Neal Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I definitely put my head down when I was going into the wall," Jones said. "But I think there's a lot more in the tank, so we'll see what happens tonight. There's a lot of weird things that go into a 50 freestyle. One of the things is that...
    on Jul 4, 2008 By: Cullen Jones Source: Los Angeles Times

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