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Vaulters are judged on individual competition, teams or pairs. Discover how vaulters compete and are judged with guidance from an award winning vaulter in this video on vaulting basics.
This is Priscilla Faulkner with Falconwood Vaulters. Vaulters compete both in team, they can compete in pairs or pas de deaux. They can also compete individually. When they are competing individually, they're judged on two parts. One is they do the compulsory moves and are judged on those. The other is they do one minute freestyle routine that's set to music. The freestyle is a chance for the vaulter to showcase their talents. They are judged on performance, composition of the freestyle, degree of difficulty, how hard the moves are that they chose. And then they have a horse score that's balanced in with their scores to make an overall score. In competition, they're judged on a combination of their compulsory score and their freestyle score. But usually their heart is in to putting together their freestyle. It's Priscilla Faulkner with Falconwood Vaulters.