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How Easy Is the GRIT Freedom Chair To Push or Use for Seniors?
Jan 18th 2022
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 go for a few morning laps …

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Trandon Mechling: Spartan, GRIT Athlete
Jan 5th 2022
When two mud-covered military veterans finished their Spartan Race and saw Trandon watching from the sidelines, they turned and headed toward him. One wore a chest patch that read “Granville” …

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How To Ask for Personal Mobility Equipment Funding Help
Nov 22nd 2021
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. …

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Adaptive Hunting with Ty Hockett
Nov 16th 2021
“I grew up in Kansas, so my life has always revolved around hunting. Since I was a kid, you could always find me filming or hunting with my dogs and to this day, that still holds true.” In 200 …

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Configuring the GRIT Freedom Chair for Taller Riders
Nov 11th 2021
If you’re 6’2 or taller, your legs and torso are likely a bit longer than most. GRIT engineers have worked closely with hundreds of wheelchair riders of all shapes and sizes to design an all-terr …

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The GRIT Freedom Chair Push Configuration
Nov 10th 2021
While many riders use the GRIT Freedom Chair to go out on solo adventures, riders who are unable to self-propel a regular wheelchair can still enjoy the outdoor capabilities of this device with signi …

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GRIT Rider Spotlight: Tim “Gator” Glassmire
Nov 9th 2021
by: Tim "Gator" GlassmireTim “Gator” Glassmire from the Space Coast area in Florida shares his health and fitness journey, how he found the GRIT Freedom Chair, and his story.In 1977, I took a short 40 …

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Tips and Tricks for Walking a Dog From a Wheelchair
Nov 9th 2021
by: Nerissa CannonTo me, being outside and being with my dog go hand in hand. Nothing says adventure like a happy dog! In addition to walking my own dog regularly, I worked as a dog walker in my wheel …

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