Ironing as an Extreme Sport

Ironing as an Extreme Sport

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 997 , Segment 4

Episode: Afghanistan, Wonderland, Aquaponics, Extreme Ironing

  • Jan 31, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 10:16 mins

(Originally aired November 20, 2018) Guest: Jack Nichols, Photographer and Extreme Ironing Record Holder Perched on the edge of a waterfall, dangling upside down on a climbing wall, straddling a tree trunk thirty feet up –there has to be an easier way to get your shirt pressed. But “extreme ironing” isn’t just about getting the wrinkles out. It’s about the challenge –and the great photo opp. Photographer Jack Nichols specializes in capturing hard-to-reach landscapes and he usually brings an iron along, too. He’s got the North American record for lowest-elevation extreme ironing and he joined us a few months ago to discuss what extreme ironing is all about.

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