Ankur Wate and Don Cesareo Whirlwind was contacted last summer by Joshua Van Winkle about a wheelchair that could handle the rugged terrain of the Amazon jungle. He was planning an ancestral trip for three generations of families, including an elder gentleman that needed a wheelchair that was sturdy and reliable. We recently received
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Eric Logan - WINNER of the ROUGHRIDER BEST PHOTO CONTEST! Eric's photo was taken at Surigao del Norte in Philippines. He won $50 USD OR free push handle extenders for every photo that we used in 2017 and 2018! Alex Neupauer - WINNER of the ROUGHRIDER BEST PHOTO CONTEST! Alex's photo was taken at Arches National Park in Utah,
At Whirlwind we love hearing from people whose lives have been changed by the RoughRider wheelchairs we are able to provide for them. When our rugged-terrain wheelchair allows someone to gain a greater sense of independence and freedom, we know that we need to keep working and pushing forward to help those in need.
In this issue: Introducing the Whiz Kid™ (Em)Powering RoughRiders in Tbilisi, Georgia The Whirlwind-Huckstep: A Lifelong Chair? Bringing the RoughRider to India Announcing Whirlwind's New Board of Directors Download the 2015 Newsletter here.
Whirlwind Wheelchair puts users in the center of the design process. As such, the RoughRider has evolved out of the most common user needs we found. This is the first installment in a series that highlights some of the design features that make the RoughRider a dynamic chair. So what makes the RoughRider a different
Whirlwind Wheelchair puts users in the center of the design process. As such, the RoughRider has evolved out of the most common user needs we found. This is the second installment in a series that highlights some of the design features that make the RoughRider such a dynamic chair. So what makes the RoughRider a
The main goal here at Whirlwind is to help people go where they want. In Will Krajewski's case this meant going with his Boy Scout troop to the Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree, an event that only happens every four years. Watch this incredible documentary below showing Will at the Jamboree motivating his troop
Whirlwind Wheelchair’s RoughRider® will be used by actor Blair Underwood, Golden Globe Award nominee, in the pilot episode of NBC’s remake of IRONSIDE. The reboot is highly anticipated given the original’s success. The drama series is about a recently disabled homicide cop, Robert Ironside. The show, now available to pre-screen on Hulu.com, is scheduled to
Baylee, a camper of the youth with Spina Bifida Camp Joy program, with Paige's Princess Foundation Fundraisers, who made the RoughRiders possible.Camp Joy is now more accessible to a variety of campers thanks to the addition of the Whirlwind RoughRider wheelchair. Camp Joy, located in Clarksville, Ohio, is an independent, non-profit organization that specializes in
Aaron taks one last test drive on the handcycle trikes before they are shipped to Indonesia for the trike trial later this month.