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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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So You've Never Used a Manual Wheelchair Before?
Nov 8th 2021
Over 30% of GRIT Freedom Chair riders have never used a manual wheelchair before. Individuals with difficulty walking find that the GRIT Freedom Chair enables easier travel over long distances and rou …

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GRIT Freedom Chair Riders With Limited Strength
Nov 8th 2021
Solo riding can be a great time, but oftentimes the best part of an outdoor adventure is sharing it with your friends and family. Whether you are side-by-side on the trail or are working together …

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How Strong Do I Have To Be To Push the GRIT Freedom Chair?
Nov 5th 2021
The main benefit of the GRIT Freedom Chair's lever system is that it makes it easier to push than a regular wheelchair. The levers engage larger upper body muscles to amplify your force.The strength r …

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Science: The Secret Behind the GRIT Freedom Chair
Nov 5th 2021
Our co-founders remember when the GRIT Freedom Chair was a brainstorming session on a whiteboard, in a long-neglected building in the northwest corner of the MIT campus, in a room we affectionately ca …

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