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4 06, 2013

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

By |June 4th, 2013|Media, Promotional|0 Comments

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

10 12, 2013

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

By |December 10th, 2013|Media|0 Comments

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

29 10, 2013

Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider

By |October 29th, 2013|Media, Press Coverage|0 Comments

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

13 02, 2013

I Haven’t Tipped Once in the 10 Years

By |February 13th, 2013|Article, Media, Press Coverage|0 Comments

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.

26 05, 2010

Haiti Project with The Walkabout Foundation

By |May 26th, 2010|Media|0 Comments

18 02, 2010

Whirlwind Wheelchair on PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer reported by Spencer Michels

By |February 18th, 2010|Media, Press Coverage, Video|0 Comments

1 07, 2009

ABC7 San Francisco Bay Area covers Whirlwind

By |July 1st, 2009|Media, Press Coverage|0 Comments

23 06, 2009

Wheels of Change by PBS Frontline/World

By |June 23rd, 2009|Media, Press Coverage|0 Comments

15 06, 2005

Whirlwind Wheelchair Project with CIR in Afghanistan

By |June 15th, 2005|Article, Media|0 Comments

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

28 05, 2015

ABC7 MORNING NEWS

By |May 28th, 2015|Featured, Media|0 Comments

Freedom of Mobility done by ABC7 local San Francisco with Kristen Sze. This piece provides a great overview on Whirlwind and our project to get RoughRider wheelchairs to people in Iraq during in the Spring of 2009 in partnership with Brad Blauser and wheelchairsforiraqikids.com Watch the video from our Video Gallery.