https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzoJZA2SUpg Freedom of Mobility 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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS9r3L_q-jY RoughRider in Short Tests in the Philippines The Whirlwind RoughRider is designed specifically for the developing world for the 20 million people who need a wheelchair but do not have one. It is
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
“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