Freestyle is the supreme discipline in kitesurfing and assumes the perfect handling of the kite and the board. On the water and in the air – coordination is the most important thing. During the competition the athletes try to impress the jury with spectacular jumps and moves to get a good result. They can show all in all twelve tricks (inclusive tries and fails) of which the best five scored on a scale from 0 – 10,0.
The current world champions are José Gollito Estredo and Sarah-Quita Offringa.