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
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,
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
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 when he first came in contact with western society in the late 1950's. Nenekawa expresses how grateful he is to have
New recipients of RoughRider wheelchairs distributed by one of Whirlwind's partners, Global Mobility. In DaNang, Vietnam. January 2018! #roughrider #whirlwindwheechair #globalmobility
Aaron taks one last test drive on the handcycle trikes before they are shipped to Indonesia for the trike trial later this month.
Check-out the most recent update on Whilrwind Wheelchair's Handcycle Trike Project to build a cargo tricycle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhTgUw4fD2w
Back this spring we let you know Sri Lestari was going to travel from Jakarta to Ubud on her modified motorbike for made it to TEDx Ubud. Sri just shared with us the video of her time at TEDx.
Just a quick update on Sri's modified motorbike ride from Jakarta to Bali – Sri was able to raise enough funds for her trip and will present at TEDx Ubud on June 1. Safe Travels Sri!
Fatuma before and after in Masake, Uganda We recently received this post from Craig Pierson on Facebook “This Summer a group of us went to Masaka, Uganda to build a playground at Jireh Children's Center. While there we met Fatuma. As you can see her wheelchair was in pretty rough shape. When we came