ISP from Quebec wins Hummer
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Louis-Marius Gendreau, the founder of an Internet service provider in Montreal, Canada, won the new Hummer at ISPCON Fall 98.
"I could not believe it. When they began trying to pronounce my long name and saying it all wrong, I knew they were talking about me," said Gendreau. "I almost had a blackout. My hands began to tremble. I said a few bad words in French."
The yellow four-door, four-wheel drive rugged terrain vehicle is valued at $76,052. Gendreau said the wide body of the Hummer would be a challenge to fit through the narrow, European-style streets of his hometown.
Gendreau is the founder of ClicNet, an ISP based in Quebec.