Press Coverage

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
21 08, 2013

Whirlwind Wheelchairs Brings More Joy To Camp Joy

2018-01-26T23:43:06+00:00

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

Whirlwind Wheelchairs Brings More Joy To Camp Joy 2018-01-26T23:43:06+00:00
26 02, 2013

Findings and Recommendations from Whilrwind’s Assistive Technology Research on the Navajo Reservation

2018-01-27T01:15:34+00:00

Kim at the Canyon de Chelly Kim D. Reisinger, Ph.D, director of Whirlwind's Assistive Technology Research (ATR) Division,  recently concluded a major survey research project on the awareness of, access to, and acquisition of low-cost, high-quality Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services on the Navajo Nation.  The research was funded by a

Findings and Recommendations from Whilrwind’s Assistive Technology Research on the Navajo Reservation 2018-01-27T01:15:34+00:00
13 02, 2013

I Haven’t Tipped Once in the 10 Years

2018-05-16T00:33:23+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 2018-05-16T00:33:23+00:00
21 11, 2012

Whirlwind Wheelchair Joins GivingTuesday Efforts

2018-01-27T03:12:14+00:00

“My RoughRider is very special to me.” - Sudardo Before this June, Sudardo, a 48-year old spinal cord injury survivor from Yogyakarta, Indonesia, was limited to his village and a few surrounding villages due to his difficulty in traveling.  In June, he received his RoughRider® and now collects 15 bags a week

Whirlwind Wheelchair Joins GivingTuesday Efforts 2018-01-27T03:12:14+00:00
19 04, 2012

ASME Student Project

2018-01-27T18:47:54+00:00

Members of San Francisco State’s Student Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are working with Whirlwind on building a hand-powered front-wheel-drive tricycle as a club project. The club has been responsible for welding, fabricating, and contributing to the iterative design process through testing. “The team of undergraduate students is learning valuable

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