Wheelchairs

6 11, 2012

Come Demo the RoughRider®

2018-01-27T03:13:38+00:00

Dennis Hein out at the park in Billings, MT  “I just love my RoughRider®, it is awesome outside and in. The chair was very easy to manage in the gravel and dirt, uphill and downhill too.” – Crystal Costa, Equestrian from CA ” I feel like I've gotten my life back, I don't have

Come Demo the RoughRider® 2018-01-27T03:13:38+00:00
3 05, 2011

Wheelchairs and New Production in Indonesia

2018-01-27T21:34:08+00:00

Indonesia is one of the poorest and most disaster prone countries in the world with tsunamis, earthquakes, and 155 volcanoes - like the Merapi volcano that swept away the village of Cangkringan last fall. According to the World Health Organization, there are 6.4 million children with disabilities in Indonesia and at least as many

Wheelchairs and New Production in Indonesia 2018-01-27T21:34:08+00:00
9 02, 2011

Example of ISO Standard Tests

2018-01-27T21:41:14+00:00

A Whirlwind II wheelchair, shown in the photograph, was built by a factory in Quang Ngai, Vietnam. It was first subjected to the tests described in "Simplified Strength Testing of Manual Wheelchairs in Developing Countries." A few minor strength problems were identified and corrected.  The chair was then submitted to the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare

Example of ISO Standard Tests 2018-01-27T21:41:14+00:00
16 05, 2018

ABC7 MORNING NEWS

2018-05-16T00:57:46+00:00

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 Iraq during in the Spring of 2009 in partnership with Brad Blauser and wheelchairsforiraqikids.com Watch the video from our Video

ABC7 MORNING NEWS 2018-05-16T00:57:46+00:00
28 05, 2015

The RoughRider in Short Tests in the Philippines

2018-05-16T00:57:07+00:00

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 super durable with a 10 year lifespan and capable on all kinds of terrain that are unimaginable for US riders.

The RoughRider in Short Tests in the Philippines 2018-05-16T00:57:07+00:00
15 05, 2009

ABC7 Morning News Whirlwind Wheelchair

2018-01-27T22:08:06+00:00

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 Wheelchairsforiraquikids.com.

ABC7 Morning News Whirlwind Wheelchair 2018-01-27T22:08:06+00:00
15 05, 2015

Video Silla De Ruedas Totem

2018-05-16T00:42:20+00:00

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.

Video Silla De Ruedas Totem 2018-05-16T00:42:20+00:00