That’s right, George Calvarescu saw a “Kayak for Sale” sign and purchased the human-powered boat for $50. He now uses the kayak for commuting to his workplace in downtown Long Beach — a distance of approximately 52 miles. Video after the jump.

Calvarescu admits that he’s pretty wet and dirty by the time he gets to work in downtown Long Beach, but manages to sneak into work before his colleagues and make use of a company shower. Calvarescu also claims that his unconventional commute has helped him lose 100 pounds (45kg) – not too many L.A. highway commuters can claim that

[via Spluch]