Wheelchair

4 06, 2013

What Makes the RoughRider a Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part I)

2018-01-26T23:39:04+00:00

Whirlwind Wheelchair puts users in the center of the design process.  As such, the RoughRider has evolved out of the most common user needs we found.  This is the first installment in a series that highlights some of the design features that make the RoughRider a dynamic chair. So what makes the RoughRider a different

What Makes the RoughRider a Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part I) 2018-01-26T23:39:04+00:00
10 12, 2013

What Makes the RoughRider A Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part 2)

2018-01-27T00:01:33+00:00

Whirlwind Wheelchair puts users in the center of the design process.  As such, the RoughRider has evolved out of the most common user needs we found.  This is the second installment in a series that highlights some of the design features that make the RoughRider such a dynamic chair. So what makes the RoughRider a

What Makes the RoughRider A Different Kind of Wheelchair? (Part 2) 2018-01-27T00:01:33+00:00
11 07, 2013

WALTER Wins RESNA’s Student Design Competition

2018-01-27T00:09:08+00:00

Christian Bremer and Erik Ohlson, Master’s students in Industrial Design Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg Sweden, spent four weeks last fall in Whirlwind’s workshop at San Francisco State University with our technical team. As part of their Master’s thesis, Christian and Erik developed Walter - a rigid frame wheelchair for developing countries

WALTER Wins RESNA’s Student Design Competition 2018-01-27T00:09:08+00:00
31 05, 2013

Whirlwind Wheelchair Hosts ISO Wheelchair Working Group Meetings

2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00

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

Whirlwind Wheelchair Hosts ISO Wheelchair Working Group Meetings 2017-07-19T22:20:26+00:00
10 01, 2013

Whirlwind’s Buy One – Give One Program Now Sell 2 Give 1

2017-07-19T22:20:27+00:00

An aunt and father in in Indonesia and a man in Haiti who received Whirlwind RoughRiders through our Buy One Give-One program For every RoughRider® purchased through the Sell 2 Give 1 (S2G1) [formerly Buy One – Give One ] program, Whirlwind will see that a second is provided through our local partners

Whirlwind’s Buy One – Give One Program Now Sell 2 Give 1 2017-07-19T22:20:27+00:00
4 12, 2012

Back on Target and Rolling in Big Sky Country

2018-01-27T03:09:37+00:00

Dennis, back in the classroom, where he teaches a Hunter Education class at a middle school in Billings, Montana. An avid hunter, Dennis Hein, 56, enjoyed getting outdoors in Billings, Montana. For several years, he shared his enthusiasm for hunting by teaching a Hunter Education class in one of the local middle schools. But,

Back on Target and Rolling in Big Sky Country 2018-01-27T03:09:37+00:00
19 04, 2012

Expanding the Whirlwind Team

2018-01-27T21:37:07+00:00

We have met some great people through our partnership with United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Wheels for Humanity in Jogja, Indonesia and our manufacturing partnership with PT Dharma in Jakarta. Recently, Indriyanto and Maria (at right) joined the Whirlwind team to help with engineering and sales. Indriyanto’s background in large-scale manufacturing adds a unique body

Expanding the Whirlwind Team 2018-01-27T21:37:07+00:00
18 07, 2011

Durability & Value: Understanding the Whirlwind Approach

2018-01-27T19:09:20+00:00

What wheelchair is best? Can be determined differently by many people. Some riders request increased access to generally inaccessible areas. Others prefer comfort. Some require specific seating to better personal health. Many fall somewhere in between the three. In order to maximize one’s potential, regardless of physical ability, a wheelchair is most valuable when

Durability & Value: Understanding the Whirlwind Approach 2018-01-27T19:09:20+00:00
President's Day Weekend SPECIAL ~$125 OFF the ROUGHRIDER WheelChair! PROMO CODE LOVEMYRIDE
Shop Now