Bekah and Nate use the Freedom Chair as an everyday chair and often share photos of their adventures through muddy forests, busy bowling alleys, hilly cemeteries…and the occasional indulgence at the local ice cream shop.
For the Love of Wheelchairs
I’m a lifelong ambulatory wheelchair user, meaning I’ve been disabled since birth, and I both walk and ride. In my early twenties, around the time I got married, I was using my manual everyday wheelchair about 60% of the time.
The Overcoming of Suffering
We have always been drawn to stories of people that faced tragedy or extreme hardship and found fulfillment in their lives. Despite conditions beyond their control, they overcame overwhelming obstacles and pursued a joyous life. Life presented us with this challenge 15 years ago.
Rider Spotlight: Hailey K.
As Hailey Kinter shares about her life, she is both spirited and calming. Documenting and posting much of her personal journey online and through social media, she is an advocate for medical care, disability rights, and yoga for all bodies.
Why Would I Need an Outdoor Wheelchair?
You’ve come across outdoor wheelchairs and want to learn if one may be a fit for you. How are they different from standard wheelchairs? Are they worth the investment? If you are thinking about getting an outdoor wheelchair, read for top benefits and why they can be life changing.
How Easy Is the GRIT Freedom Chair To Push or Use for Seniors?
The GRIT Freedom Chair is an all-terrain wheelchair designed for efficient, low-impact adventure. Join your grandkids on a hike, take a stroll with your spouse, or just go for a few morning laps around the neighborhood to start your day off right, one lever-push at a time.
Trandon Mechling: Spartan, GRIT Athlete
When two mud-covered military veterans finished their Spartan Race and saw Trandon watching from the sidelines, they turned and headed toward him. One removed the Spartan finisher medal from around his neck and handed it to Trandon. “Keep this,” Lopez told him, “but I want you to do a Spartan Race with us.”
How To Ask for Personal Mobility Equipment Funding Help￼
It’s that time of year where many of us connect with friends and family. With giving top of mind this season, it may also be a time when you consider asking for help with a personal cause or funding. Mobility equipment and accessories can be pricey, so many people…
How To Overcome Accessible Hiking Disasters
Hiking is a great outdoor activity that many wheelchair users can enjoy. Many national parks have wide, paved paths that give everyone the opportunity to be submerged in nature, enjoying the view from the trail…