RoughRider

29 10, 2013

Boy Scout gives back to others with help from his RoughRider

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 October 29th, 2013|Media, Press Coverage|0 Comments

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 event that only happens every four years.  Watch this incredible documentary below showing Will at the Jamboree motivating his troop

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 Hulu.com, is scheduled to

21 08, 2013

Whirlwind Wheelchairs Brings More Joy To Camp Joy

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 August 21st, 2013|Press Coverage|0 Comments

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 addition of the Whirlwind RoughRider wheelchair.  Camp Joy, located in Clarksville, Ohio, is an independent, non-profit organization that specializes in

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,

16 07, 2013

Ugandan Priest Rides RoughRider Back to his Duties

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Article|0 Comments

Father Thomas outside a classroom at Sacred Heart Seminary in Mubende, Uganda.  For nearly 30 years, Whirlwind has been dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities in the developing world. We recently received an update from Father Thomas Gabula, a Catholic Priest in Uganda, and avid user of the RoughRider. In

31 05, 2013

Whirlwind Wheelchair Hosts ISO Wheelchair Working Group Meetings

By | 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00 May 31st, 2013|Article|0 Comments

Double Drum Test of an early RoughRider Whirlwind is hosting the International Organization for Standards – ISO - (wheelchairs) Working Group Meetings from June 3 throug June 7, 2013 at San Francisco State University.  The Working Groups comprise representatives of industry and consumer groups who work to develop and design manufacturing standards for manual and power

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