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A German man has swimming to work after he fed up with commuting. Benjamin David, 40, got tired of stuck in traffic every day in the German city of Munich. He now the traffic by swimming 2km down the city's Isar River. He his laptop computer, mobile phone and his business suit in a waterproof bag that he behind him. Mr David got the idea by watching the river right past his apartment. He looked on a map and realized the river went his office. He then decided to to work and some exercise, instead of battling other commuters in buses and trains or breathing fumes from traffic while on a bicycle.

Mr David reporters that his river commute has his life. He is much fitter and less stressed. He about the stress his commute used to him. He said: "I'm not a monk. When I was on my bike, I would at cars. When I was on foot, I would yell at cyclists, and so on and so forth." He how the river has changed things. He said: "Just a few metres to the side of [all the traffic] is the river, and if you just down that, it's completely relaxing and refreshing." David also about the dangers of river swimming. He always the temperature before diving in. Not everyone can swim to work in the city. In Central London, it illegal to swim in the River Thames.

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