OMG, You Need To Watch These 10 Crazy Videos of Extreme Ironing Right Now!
These guys aren't joking around about this typical household chore.
Full disclouse: I may or may not be (Read: Totally and completely) obsessed with OMG Facts. For those of you not familiar with this gem of a site, it's basically a blog that compiles all the best OMG-worthy facts you never knew you needed to know—until you know them. Then you wonder how you've ever lived life so naive of these epic tidbits of truth.
Well, today the site tweeted this little nugget of awesome, and I couldn't help but share it with you! Here it goes, you guys: Extreme Ironing is a sport. A legitimate sport where competitors literally go the extreme and iron their clothes in some of nature's most brutal conditions—or on the sides of buses and such. NBD.
We think the creator of the sport, Phil Shaw, a.k.a. "Steam" (really, that's his nickname), sums up this intense activity's description rather nicely in this video below: "Extreme ironing is the latest dangerous sport that combines the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with satisfaction of a well-pressed shirt." Seriously, OMG!
You can't make this stuff up, folks. Mind = blown! Now prepare yourself for nine more of the best extreme ironing videos ever.
Extreme Ironing While Sky Surfing:
Extreme Ironing While Jumping on a Trampoline:
Extreme Ironing on Top of a Playground:
Extreme Ironing In the Middle of a Highway (albeit a closed one):
Extreme Ironing While Riding a Bicycle:
Extreme Ironing with a Construction Crane:
Extreme Ironing While Underwater:
Extreme Ironing on the Side of a Dam:
Extreme Ironing While Paintballing, Climbing, Basketballing, Etc.:
Um, mindblowing, right!? Would you ever try extreme ironing? (Not that I recommend it!) What do you guys think of this crazy sport?