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OffbeatMan Commutes to Work on a Jet Ski Every Day

12:45  01 september  2019
12:45  01 september  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

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Playing Man Jet Skis Across Hudson River to Commute to Work : ‘I Have a Wetsuit’. Every weekday, 34-year-old David Pike jumps on his jet ski and makes the trip from Jersey City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River to Brooklyn, New York, where he runs his own business chartering trolley

Meet the man who commutes via jet ski . “My company, New York Trolley, is in Brooklyn, and every day it would take me 90 minutes. So Pike went on eBay and bought a Sea-Doo jet ski , which he parks at the Brooklyn cruise terminal on a kayak dock when he goes to work .

Man Commutes to Work on a Jet Ski Every Day© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. David Pike says it's the quickest way to get from New Jersey, where he lives, to his job in Brooklyn, New York.

It sure beats the subway.

Every weekday, 34-year-old David Pike jumps on his jet ski and makes the trip from Jersey City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River to Brooklyn, New York, where he runs his own business chartering trolley rides around the city.

He says jet ski is the quickest way for him to commute to work.

"I used to spend 90 minutes sitting on a bus, on the PATH [train], on the subway, then another bus and finally walking 10 minutes to get to work," he told Inside Edition. "I bought a used jet ski and now it takes me 15 minutes."

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It sure beats the subway. Every weekday, 34-year-old David Pike jumps on his jet ski and makes the trip from Jersey City, New Jersey, across the Hudson

Instead of dealing with the chaotic traffic or sardine-packed trains and buses, David Pike commutes from Jersey City to his job in Brooklyn by jet ski every day . So Pike went on eBay and bought a Sea-Doo jet ski , which he parks at the Brooklyn cruise terminal on a kayak dock when he goes to work .

He gets spectacular city views on the way, too.

"I pass a ton of things out there," he said. "The Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, the Staten Island Ferry."

Being the boss means Pike can wear board shorts and a T-shirt to work and no one minds.

"If I see the forecast has thunderstorm or lightning I won't go out, I'll work from home," he said.

But when summer is over?

"We'll see how cold it gets. I have a wet suit. I also have a dry suit. So we'll see when I can't handle it anymore," he said.

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