Synchronized swimming (often abbreviated to Synchro) is a hybrid form of swimming, dance and gymnastics.
Synchro is a graceful, artistic, and powerful sport that challenges your physical skills and mental concentration. This unique sport is also known as “Water Ballet.” Synchronized Swimming develops swimmers advanced water skills, confidence, flexibility, exceptional breath control, strength, endurance, elegance, teamwork, and harmony.
Synchronized Swimming has two parts: Figures and Routine.
Figures are technical components without music that swimmers perform as individuals. Each age category has two compulsories and three groups of two optional figures which are drawn prior to the competition.
Routine is the technical and artistic movements combined together with music. Routine includes solo (one swimmer), duet (two swimmers), and team (8-10 swimmers). Different events gives swimmers different challenges and fun.