Extreme Ironing: shirt-ironing the hard way

Extreme ironing seems to be latest danger sport, combining the thrills of an extreme outdoor activity with the satisfaction of a well-pressed shirt. It's basically an extreme sport where people take an ironing board to a remote location and iron items of clothing.

Invented 1997 in England, it had the first world Championships in Germany. Some locations where such performances have taken place include a mountainside of a difficult climb; a forest; in a canoe; while skiing or snowboarding; on top of large bronze statues; in the middle of a street; underwater; whilst parachuting; and under the ice cover of a lake.

Meet some of the craziest extreme ironing performances below.