New York city`s density of businesses is ideal for courier services. Widmarck Weiss (58 years-old) is with over 30 years experience a veteran of the messenger business. Like the majority of his colleagues he is an immigrant (Brazilian), who cycles through New York`s thick traffic in every weather condition to make barely a living. The internet challenges this physical demanding profession. Although messengers have certain advantages like more individual freedom at work, their job demands physical fitness, quick logistical decisions and can be harmful. The following photo essay provides an insight into a profession and life of a messenger.