Every year, extreme hammock enthusiasts gather in high spots around the world to push the limits of what can be seen as a relaxing hangout. While the rest of us would probably prefer hanging out in a hammock next to the beach with a nice cold drink under a palm tree, these adrenaline junkies have turned a relaxing summer favorite into an extreme sport.

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