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8 02, 2018

Caitlyn Meyers Overcomes Obstacles with her RoughRider in Iceland

2018-02-08T20:40:12+00:00

In 2013, I was still struggling with pain and reduced strength in my legs from when a car hit me while I was crossing the road six years previously. I was also planning my June wedding to the man I love and who was searching for answers to my medical questions alongside me. I

Caitlyn Meyers Overcomes Obstacles with her RoughRider in Iceland 2018-02-08T20:40:12+00:00
2 02, 2018

Amazon Elder with Polio Receives New RoughRider Wheelchair

2018-02-08T20:32:13+00:00

We're excited that Nenekawa Toca, an elder from the Indigenous Nationality Waorani, that lives in the Amazonian region of Ecuador has received his new RoughRider wheelchair! He contracted polio in his early 20's at when he first came in contact with western society, in the late 1950's. He expresses how grateful he to have

Amazon Elder with Polio Receives New RoughRider Wheelchair 2018-02-08T20:32:13+00:00
30 01, 2018

New RoughRiders distributed by Global Mobility in DaNang, Vietnam, January 2018

2018-02-08T20:40:45+00:00

New recipients of RoughRider wheelchairs distributed by one of Whirlwind's partners, Global Mobility. In DaNang, Vietnam. January 2018! #roughrider #whirlwindwheechair #globalmobility

New RoughRiders distributed by Global Mobility in DaNang, Vietnam, January 2018 2018-02-08T20:40:45+00:00
23 11, 2016

2016 Annual Newsletter

2018-01-26T23:35:11+00:00

In this issue: Supporting the Peace Process in Colombia International Development and Humanitarian Assistance OmniRider™ Wheelchair Design Update If Bike Wheels Could Be Used on Wheelchairs SF Homeless Get Wheelchairs Repaired RoughRiders® in our National Parks Download the 2016 Newsletter here.

2016 Annual Newsletter 2018-01-26T23:35:11+00:00
4 06, 2013

What Makes the RoughRider a Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part I)

2018-01-26T23:39:04+00:00

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

What Makes the RoughRider a Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part I) 2018-01-26T23:39:04+00:00
10 12, 2013

What Makes the RoughRider A Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part 2)

2018-01-27T00:01:33+00:00

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

What Makes the RoughRider A Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part 2) 2018-01-27T00:01:33+00:00
29 10, 2013

Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider

2018-01-27T00:02:13+00:00

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

Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider 2018-01-27T00:02:13+00:00
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