Gun Spin is a shooting sport or exhibition commonly seen in cowboy action shooting and Western shooting events. In Gun Spin, participants demonstrate their skills in handling and spinning firearms, often revolvers, in a show of precision and dexterity. It is a performance-based activity rather than a competitive sport with specific rules and game objectives, like many other shooting sports.
The idea behind Gun Spin is to showcase the ability to manipulate and handle firearms with style and flair. Participants typically spin, twirl, and holster their guns in various creative and entertaining ways. It is often associated with the cowboy and Wild West aesthetic, paying homage to the gun-slinging cowboys of the past. While Gun Spin doesn't have rigid game rules, safety is of paramount importance, and participants must handle firearms with care and adhere to basic safety principles.