4 Different Types of Races You Can Do with Your Wheelchair

4 Different Types of Races You Can Do with Your Wheelchair

Organized races are a wonderful way to motivate you to get active and fit. They are a fun way to spend time with friends and loved ones. The hardest part will probably be choosing what race you want to do. With such a wide variety of races out there nowadays, you can certainly find something that will suit your personality and interests.

How to Choose a Race to Do with Your Wheelchair

How to Choose a Race to Do with Your Wheelchair

With so many races out there these days, how do you decide which to choose? As a wheelchair racer, you will have to take some things into consideration to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience. However, by answering a few simple questions, you'll be able to easily narrow down all of your options to find the perfect race for you.

Tips for Racing in the GRIT Freedom Chair

Tips for Racing in the GRIT Freedom Chair

Do you want to start wheelchair racing with your GRIT Freedom Chair but aren’t sure how to get started? We are here to help! With a few simple tips, you'll be able to improve your performance, be safe, and have fun all while getting fit and being active in your community.

In Your Own Backyard

In Your Own Backyard

While the GRIT Freedom Chair gives you the opportunity to move beyond the pavement, you don’t have to go very far off the pavement to find an adventure. Sometimes the best adventures can be had right in your own backyard – or at least very near to that!

7 Tips to Put the WIN in Winter Wheelchair Mobility

7 Tips to Put the WIN in Winter Wheelchair Mobility

Winter can be a magical time, full of opportunities for unique outdoor activities. Whether you love or hate the Winter Season, being well-prepared can have a positive effect on your experience. However, if you are a wheelchair user you might have to take additional preparations to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable winter season. Here are a few tips to help you put the WIN in your Winter Wheelchair Mobility!

The GRIT Race Team

The GRIT Race Team

We encourage our riders to be as active as possible, both in nature and in their communities. With that in mind, we created the GRIT Race Team, a program that will reimburse you for participating in a race with your GRIT Freedom Chair.

Workouts with Wes: 5 Tips to Jump-Start Your Fitness Routine

Workouts with Wes: 5 Tips to Jump-Start Your Fitness Routine

Editor's note: when team GRIT received Wes Hamilton's video application to our Trailblazer program, one thing jumped out at us right away: he was filming it at his gym where, he said, he works out five days a week - and it showed! That's an impressive workout schedule, but it wasn't until we got to know Wes better that we learned about his amazing post-SCI fitness journey.