Leave the Metrocard, take the paddle

An urban kayaker turns his Manhattan commute into a true adventure

Leave the Metrocard, take the paddle
Last summer Jason Brougham began kayaking to and from work on the Hudson [Image Credit: Jason Brougham]

There are lots of ways people get to work each morning in New York City– riding the subway, walking, taking a cab, or… kayaking? Jason Brougham, an exhibit artist at the American Museum of Natural History on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, might be the only New Yorker to paddle himself to the office. His unique experiences traveling the Hudson are full of both grit and glory.

Urban Kayaking by Scienceline

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