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4 06, 2013

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

2017-07-19T22:20:26+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) 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00
10 12, 2013

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

2017-07-19T22:20:26+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) 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00
29 10, 2013

Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider

2017-07-19T22:20:26+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 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00
13 02, 2013

I Haven’t Tipped Once in the 10 Years

2015-11-20T17:12:49+00:00

Whirlwind’s co-founder, Ralf Hotchkiss was interviewed in December by San Francisco’s KGO radio.  Check out the clip and find out why he hasn’t tipped forward out of his RoughRider’s® in ten years.

I Haven’t Tipped Once in the 10 Years 2015-11-20T17:12:49+00:00
15 06, 2005

Whirlwind Wheelchair Project with CIR in Afghanistan

2016-01-05T18:15:30+00:00

Whirlwind and the Center for International Rehabilitation conducted a six-day training workshop in Kabul, Afghanistan, in June 2005 that focused on skills such as wheelchair assembly and repair, fitting and user assessment. The goal of this project was to test a distribution strategy that combined central fabrication with local assembly, fitting and delivery. During the

Whirlwind Wheelchair Project with CIR in Afghanistan 2016-01-05T18:15:30+00:00