Adventure Accessibility

Wheelchair innovation expands boundaries for the differently abled

Implications - A new sense of independence is being gained by the differently abled as innovations that allow for adventurous excursions rise. Wheelchairs for rough terrain or mountain slopes expand what's possible for those with decreased mobility, which in turn opens up potential for other market segments for expansion.
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Extreme All-Terrain Wheelchairs - The Ziesel Off-Road Vehicle Lets You Shred While Seated
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Hot 19,408 Clicks Pub: Oct 6, 13
Extreme All-Terrain Wheelchairs
The Ziesel Off-Road Vehicle Lets You Shred While Seated
The Ziesel off-road vehicle from Mattro Mobility Revolutions is quite possibly the world’s most handicap-friendly outdoor toy. This off-roader is essentially a wheelchair on steroids. It is... [More]
Off-Road Wheelchairs - The HexHog Offers Wheelchair Users Unprecedented Access Outdoors
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Hot 11,154 Clicks Pub: Aug 9, 14
Off-Road Wheelchairs
The HexHog Offers Wheelchair Users Unprecedented Access Outdoors
While traditional wheelchairs offer sufficient mobility to those who aren’t able to get around on foot, navigating through rough, outdoor terrains can be almost impossible, which is why the... [More]
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs - The GRIT Freedom Chair is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
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Warm 4,247 Clicks Pub: Nov 17, 14
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
The GRIT Freedom Chair is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
The GRIT Freedom Chair is a mountain biking wheelchair that allows people with disabilities to enjoy all-terrain outdoor activities. The chair is part mountain bike and part recreational sport... [More]
Ski-Simulating Sit-Cycles - The Sway Recreational Vehicle Imitates the Act of Carving Through Snow
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Warm 7,944 Clicks Pub: Dec 14, 13
Ski-Simulating Sit-Cycles
The Sway Recreational Vehicle Imitates the Act of Carving Through Snow
It’s the off-season and you miss the feeling of carving down snowy ski hills since the temperature rose. The Sway Recreational Vehicle has been designed to recreate that experience on dry... [More]
Transforming Paraplegic Bicycles - The eV Electric Wheelchair Can Transform Before Your Very Eyes
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Warm 6,064 Clicks Pub: Sep 23, 14
Transforming Paraplegic Bicycles
The eV Electric Wheelchair Can Transform Before Your Very Eyes
Working together, Samuel Uebersax and Andreas Bhend have created designs and a working prototype for a transforming wheelchair called the eV Electric Wheelchair. The eV Electric Wheelchair gets its... [More]
Adjustable Athletic Wheelchairs - The CrossTrainer by Andrew Lowe Makes Sport Participation Easier
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Untested 4,072 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 13
Adjustable Athletic Wheelchairs
The CrossTrainer by Andrew Lowe Makes Sport Participation Easier
Being bound to a wheelchair hasn’t stopped some people from embracing their love of sports and the CrossTrainer by Andrew Lowe, a student designer hailing from the Great White North, makes... [More]