List of water sports

DivingDivingSynchronized swimmingYacht racingDragon boat racingKayakingSurfingSwimmingRowingWater polo
A variety of water sports

In the waterEdit

  • Aquajogging, is a cross training and rehabilitation method using low impact resistance training. It is a way to train without impacting joints. Participants wear a flotation device and move in a running motion in the deep end of a pool. Equipment, aside from a pool, can include a flotation belt and weights.
  • Artistic or Synchronised swimming consists of swimmers performing a synchronised routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied by music.
  • Diving, the sport of jumping off springboards or platforms into water
  • Finswimming is a sport similar to traditional swimming using fins, monofin, snorkel and other specific devices
  • Modern pentathlon includes épée fencing, pistol shooting, swimming, a show jumping course on horseback, and cross country running
  • Rescue swimming is swimming with the goal to rescue other swimmers
  • Swimming, including pool swimming and open water swimming
  • Synchronized diving, Two divers form a team and perform dives simultaneously. The dives are identical.
  • Triathlon, a multi-sport event involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance events, usually a combination of swimming, cycling and running
  • Water aerobics is aerobics in the water.
  • Water basketball, mixes the rules of basketball and water polo, played in a swimming pool. Teams of five players each must shoot at the goal with a ball within a certain time after gaining possession.
  • Water polo is a sport of two teams played in water with a ball.
  • Water volleyball

On the waterEdit

  • Barefoot running, running on the beach without shoes
  • Boat racing, the use of powerboats to participate in races
  • Boating, the use of boats for personal recreation
  • Cable skiing, similar to wake boarding but with cables for artificial maneuvering
  • Canoe polo combines boating and ball handling skills with a contact team game, where tactics and positional play are as important as the speed and fitness of the individual athletes.
  • Canoeing is an activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle. Most present-day canoeing is done as or as a part of a sport or recreational activity.
  • Dragon boat racing, teams of 20 paddlers racing the ancient dragon boat
  • Fishing, the recreation and sport of catching fish
  • Flyboard, a brand of hydroflighting device which supplies propulsion to drive the Flyboard into the air to perform a sport known as hydroflying.
  • Jet Skiing, performed with a recreational watercraft that the rider sits or stands on, rather than sits inside of, as in a boat.
  • Kayaking, the use of a kayak for moving across water
  • Kiteboating, the act of using a kite rig as a power source to propel a boat
  • Kneeboarding, an aquatic sport where the participant is towed on a buoyant, convex, and hydrodynamically shaped board at a planing speed, most often behind a motorboat.
  • Parasailing, where a person is towed behind a vehicle (usually a boat) while attached to a parachute
  • Picigin, a traditional Croatian ball game that is played on the beach. It is an amateur sport played in shallow water, consisting of players keeping a small ball from touching the water.
  • Rafting, recreational outdoor activities which use an inflatable raft to navigate a river or other body of water
  • River trekking, a combination of trekking and climbing and sometimes swimming along the river
  • Rowing, a sport that involves propelling a boat (racing shell) on water, using oars
  • Sailing, the practice of navigating a sail-powered craft on water, ice, or land
  • Sit-down hydrofoiling is riding on the water with a hydrofoil attached to a ski.
  • White water rafting, rafting on various classes of river rapids
  • Yachting, the use of recreational boats and ships called yachts, for racing or cruising

Under waterEdit

Recreational divingEdit

Underwater sportsEdit

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