Extreme Sitting, a New Outdoor Endurance Sport

As featured on NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, in Atlas Obscura and in the documentary “Silk Finds What He’s Looking For.”

Silk Finds What He’s Looking For

Filmed and Directed by Peter Wick

Competitive sitting pioneer Robert Silk intends to sit for an entire late June day in Mojave, watching the arc of the sun as it crosses the sky: A homage to desertscapes, spiritual renewal, and aestheticism, with a side of self-flagellation for good measure.