Update

18 05, 2018

Elder Makes Ancestral Trip to the Amazon in a RoughRider Wheelchair!

2018-05-21T09:28:53+00:00

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

Elder Makes Ancestral Trip to the Amazon in a RoughRider Wheelchair! 2018-05-21T09:28:53+00:00
1 05, 2018

Congratulations to all the WINNERS of the RoughRider 2017 Best Video & Story Contest!

2018-05-21T09:34:54+00:00

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,

Congratulations to all the WINNERS of the RoughRider 2017 Best Video & Story Contest! 2018-05-21T09:34:54+00:00
8 02, 2018

Caitlyn Meyers Overcomes Obstacles with her RoughRider in Iceland

2018-05-21T09:17:42+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 2018-05-21T09:17:42+00:00
2 02, 2018

Amazon Elder with Polio Receives New RoughRider Wheelchair

2018-03-09T17:04:42+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  when he first came in contact with western society in the late 1950's. Nenekawa expresses how grateful he is to have

Amazon Elder with Polio Receives New RoughRider Wheelchair 2018-03-09T17:04:42+00:00
30 01, 2018

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

2018-03-09T17:05:05+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 2018-03-09T17:05:05+00:00
23 04, 2013

Traveler’s Program Update

2018-01-27T01:05:09+00:00

 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

Traveler’s Program Update 2018-01-27T01:05:09+00:00