11 February, 2004
the perfect job every kids dream
The 22-year-old Johnathan is making an average of US 50 grand a year. He travels around the world, free. He has all the latest computer gears, free. His job? Play computer games, "professional tournament gamer" I shall call him.
A few years ago, Johnathan Wendel was just another kid in high school with a yen for playing fast-paced computer games such as "Quake III." Now, he's getting sponsored for playing "Quake III." David Becker of CNET reports.
Nowadays, the 22-year-old is drawing the attention of MTV documentarians, courting endorsements from major chipmakers and launching his own PC line, all based on those same "Quake" skills.
For complete article, Is this the perfect profession or what? (David Becker , CNET News.com)
Posted by Antony on 11 February 2004 4:39 PM |
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