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ABC7 MORNING NEWS

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

PBS Frontline World – June 2009

PBS Frontline World covered Whirlwind in June 2009 in a piece called "Wheels of Change." The story focuses on Whirlwind's RoughRider wheelchair manufactured in Vietnam. Watch the video from our Video Gallery.

May 28th, 2015|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

PBS NewsHour With Jim Lehrer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi770ZEvhAM PBS NewsHour covers Whirlwind Wheelchair International's efforts to send low-cost durable wheelchairs to Haiti for amputees after the January 2010 earthquake Ralf Hotchkiss, is speaking the former headquarters at SFSU.

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Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider

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

Whirlwind Wheelchairs Brings More Joy To Camp Joy

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

Sri at TEDx Ubud

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

July 1st, 2013|Categories: Press Coverage, Update|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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

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

I Haven’t Tipped Once in the 10 Years

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.

Whirlwind Wheelchair Joins GivingTuesday Efforts

“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