Are you looking for an adventure sport that takes you from the laundry room to the world’s tallest peaks, the deepest oceans and everywhere in between? Then you need to try extreme ironing.
Yes, you heard right. Extreme ironing. The sport started in 1997 when a British knitwear factory worker decided to combine work with his favorite hobby, rock climbing. Phil Shaw passionately traveled the world in 1999 to promote the sport. While traveling through New Zealand, he met German tourists. That meeting led to the first Extreme Ironing International group. Today, you’ll find extreme ironing events, competitions and opportunities all around the world. [Read more…]