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ABC7 MORNING NEWS

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

May 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ABC7 MORNING NEWS

The RoughRider in Short Tests in the Philippines

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

May 28th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Media, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The RoughRider in Short Tests in the Philippines

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.

May 28th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on PBS Frontline World – June 2009

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.

May 15th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Media, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on PBS NewsHour With Jim Lehrer

Press Coverage

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

October 29th, 2013|Categories: Media, Press Coverage|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider

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

August 21st, 2013|Categories: Press Coverage|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Whirlwind Wheelchairs Brings More Joy To Camp Joy

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

February 26th, 2013|Categories: Article, Press Coverage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Findings and Recommendations from Whilrwind’s Assistive Technology Research on the Navajo Reservation

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.

February 13th, 2013|Categories: Article, Media, Press Coverage, Video|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on I Haven’t Tipped Once in the 10 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

November 21st, 2012|Categories: Article, Press Coverage|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Whirlwind Wheelchair Joins GivingTuesday Efforts