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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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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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How to Choose an All-Terrain Wheelchair
Oct 14th 2021
From sizing, to functionality, to safety, to price, to so much more, there is a lot to consider when searching for an all-terrain wheelchair. The GRIT team wants to help. After all, this process …

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Getting to Know My GRIT Freedom Chair
Sep 28th 2021
by: Brad BrownEditor's Note: GRIT is proud to bring you original content written by GRIT riders. Brad is an avid sports and nature photographer. He has been a paraplegic for 31 years and doesn't …

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Freedom in the GRIT Freedom Chair
Sep 14th 2021
by: Jenny SchmitzEditor's Note: This article is reprinted with permission from the author from Wheelchair Wandering. Jenny lives in Seattle because of its unique offering of mountains, water, cul …

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