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 this thank you letter that touched our hearts. We were glad to have … [Read more...] about Elder Makes Ancestral Trip to the Amazon in a RoughRider Wheelchair!
After more than two years of extensive e orts, Whirlwind has managed to pull together the key partners for a major wheelchair project in Morocco. The project would support a social enterprise, called Peace Wheels that includes local wheelchair manufacture and assembly of imported RoughRiders® in conjunction with efforts to improve access to wheelchairs throughout the … [Read more...] about Morocco Peace Wheels Project
Read about the RoughRider rough-terrain Wheelchair that gets people off the pavement and out into the roads less traveled. Our riders write us from national parks, beaches and even the jungles of the Philippines! When our wheelchairs allow someone to gain a greater sense of independence and freedom, we know that we need to keep working and pushing forward to design … [Read more...] about Congratulations to all the WINNERS of the RoughRider 2017 Best Video & Story Contest!
At Whirlwind we love hearing from people whose lives have been changed by the RoughRider wheelchairs we are able to provide for them. When our rugged-terrain wheelchairs allow someone to gain a greater sense of independence and freedom, we know that we need to keep working and pushing forward to help those in need. This is just how we felt when we heard from Alejandro, a … [Read more...] about Alejandro Menéndez Finds Independence and Freedom with his RoughRider Wheelchair
Aaron taks one last test drive on the handcycle trikes before they are shipped to Indonesia for the trike trial later this month! … [Read more...] about Handcycle Trike Update