Definition of freestyle
1 : a competition in which the contestant is given more latitude than in related events; especially : a swimming competition in which the swimmer may use any stroke
2 : crawl 2
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Luca's inaugural swim for Special Olympics in 2016 at Towson University earned him two silver medals — one in the 25 meter and one in the 4 x 25 meter unified freestyle relay.
In this case, the impromptu script was a freestyle rap from the famous cooking host.
That loss capped a busy year for Grochowski, who qualified for the girls swimming and diving state meet in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle in November.
Most of the trainers and their horses will meet again in Fort Worth, where they will be exhibited under English or Western tack in classes such as handling and conditioning, compulsory and freestyle maneuvers and a trail class.
Sky Zone is a chain of indoor trampoline parks that offer a slew of activities, including freestyle bouncing, fitness classes, birthday parties, dodgeball and more.
The next images are of Cypress Mountain, where the freestyle skiing and snowboarding events are being held, the first from GeoEye, one from Digital Globe and the last image from Landsat-7.
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First Known Use of freestyle
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Definition of freestyle for English Language Learners
: a competition (such as a swimming race) in which the competitors are allowed to use different styles or methods
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