Ole Evinrude was sitting with his girlfriend in a small rowboat boat on Oconomowoc Lake, outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His girlfriend told him that it was such a hot day that she sure would like an ice cream.
Ole dropped her off at a small island in the middle of the lake, and began paddling to shore. By the time that he had made it back with the ice cream… it had melted. So, Ole built a motor that could be attached to the rowboat. He didn’t want to be left with melted ice cream ever again! It also was what he credited as the reason that he started a company called Evinrude Outboard Motors that ultimately employed over 300 people.
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