The world of extreme sports is evolving every day. Many of us are reinventing the parameters of tradition and creating new ways to do things. In 2016, skateboarding was among several new sports added to the 2020 Olympic Games, which is quite impressive if you think about the startup days of skateboarding. In the late ’40s, surfers wanted a way to “ride the waves” when there weren’t any. Now, it is a new Olympic sport. Extreme ironists all around the world have the same aspiration for their sport.
Extreme Ironing 101: A Quick Guide on How to Extreme Iron Step by Step from A to Z delves into what extreme ironing really is and the history behind this up-and-coming sport. The sport has already created quite a following, with thousands of extreme ironists worldwide. Ironists all over the world continue to invent new purposes for this extreme sport. Some are searching for exhilarating connections with the forces of nature, while some want to send a message that they know how to iron. Other extreme ironists are examining and altering the framework of convention. And there are those that have made it their mission to get more people involved and make this the next Olympic sport.
What makes extreme ironing so unique is that it has become a limitless extreme sport. It is about taking ironing outside the traditional setting of indoors, and there are no rules. The rules of engagement are not defined, and this is exactly how ironists want it. Ironists continue to push the limit with this sport by learning from each other and consistently challenging each other to conquer life outside of the existing parameters. The list has no end! You can take part in extreme ironing on your surfboard while catching some waves, on a motorcycle, cycling, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, skiing, scuba diving, parasailing, skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, tree climbing, rock climbing, at the park or summiting the highest peaks. The list goes on.