12 09, 2013

His RoughRider Allows Ironside To Go Anywhere

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 September 12th, 2013|Promotional|0 Comments

Whirlwind Wheelchair’s RoughRider® will be used by actor Blair Underwood, Golden Globe Award nominee, in the pilot episode of NBC’s remake of IRONSIDE. The reboot is highly anticipated given the original’s success. The drama series is about a recently disabled homicide cop, Robert Ironside.  The show, now available to pre-screen on, is scheduled to

25 07, 2013

RoughRider User Tours the Streets of Paris and London

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 July 25th, 2013|Article|0 Comments

"My wheelchair worked marvelously in London and Paris! Thank you so much!" - Jordan Ayers. This past year, on Brent Ayers family’s trip to London and Paris they were able to see and do more with the use of their RoughRider.  Brent’s daughter, Jordan, typically rides a power chair.  Knowing they would need a manual chair,

14 05, 2013

Elementary Students Raise over $5,000 for Whirlwind in Wheels of Hope Activity

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Article|0 Comments

Fourth grade students selling sundaes to raise funds for their Wheels of Hope project for Whirlwind Wheelchair Fourth grade students selling sundaes to raise funds for their Wheels of Hope project for Whirlwind Wheelchair. In fall 2012, 100 fourth grade students from Indian Ridge Elementary School in the Cherry Creek school district of metro

24 01, 2013

Demo RoughRider Available at Riekes Center

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:27+00:00 January 24th, 2013|Update|0 Comments

  Hey there Bay Area – Wondering if the RoughRider is right for you?  Now you can find out!  The Riekes Center in Palo Alto has a 17” demo RoughRider available to check-out, just ask to speak to Sharon.  Try it out and see if it’s right for you!

15 05, 2009

ABC7 Morning News Whirlwind Wheelchair

By | 2016-01-05T18:08:05+00:00 May 15th, 2009|Media, Press Coverage, Video|0 Comments

Wheels of Change done by ABC7 local San Francisco with Kristen Sze. This piece does a great job giving an overview on Whirlwind and our project to get RoughRider wheelchairs to people in Iraq in the Spring of 2009 in partnership with Brad Blauser and

15 05, 2015

Video Silla De Ruedas Totem

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:25+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Media|0 Comments This is a Spanish language video made in Columbia, South America, showing the Whirlwind RoughRider, known there as the TOTEM (Todo Tereno Movilidad). The riders in this video are very experienced and have exceptional control of their wheelchairs. Whirlwind does not recommend reckless driving.