adaptive recreation

Rider Spotlight: Maggie Deery

Rider Spotlight: Maggie Deery

“How freeing it is to take control of your body and become active. When you are disabled you have limitations, but I know that for me I’ve surpassed so many limitations by challenging myself and doing things I never thought would be possible and going outside the boundaries. It’s such a great feeling, and I want others to have that.”

6 Advantages of the GRIT Freedom Chair Over Handcycles

6 Advantages of the GRIT Freedom Chair Over Handcycles

At GRIT, we understand that not every kind of equipment is right for every person. We also understand, though, that a main consideration of investing in adaptive recreational equipment is how versatile it can be. You want to make sure your investment is worthwhile. We take pride in offering the most versatile all terrain wheelchair on the market today. Read on to learn how the GRIT Freedom Chair compares to another common adaptive recreational device: the handcycle.

Freedom in the Freedom Chair

Freedom in the Freedom Chair

“I have always believed  (and this has been strongly re-enforced by a progressive disease) that if there's something that you love to do and you can somehow do, then you should do it now.  With disability, the idea of what you can do must be creatively and flexibly supplemented with different ways of doing things and with adaptive tools, such as the Freedom Chair.”

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 10 - A Winter of Adventure

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 10 - A Winter of Adventure

In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa shares how the GRIT Freedom Chair helps her to continue engaging in her favorite activities and living a life of adventure. Today she discusses how the Freedom Chair allows her to make the most of snowy, Winter conditions!
 

Rider Spotlight (Trail Buddy Edition): Kelsom Owens

Rider Spotlight (Trail Buddy Edition): Kelsom Owens

It's not just our Freedom Chair Riders that are a part of the GRIT Family. The Freedom Chair experience extends to our riders' loved ones as well. We wanted to highlight those Trail Buddies who accompany our riders on their adventures, and hear about how the Freedom Chair has helped their loved ones. Today's Trail Buddy Spotlight is Kelsom Owens.

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 7 - Life with Levers

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 7 - Life with Levers

In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa shares how the GRIT Freedom Chair helps her to continue engaging in her favorite activities and living a life of adventure. Today she talks all about the lever drive system of the GRIT Freedom Chair.

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 6 - A GRIT Trail Buddy

It's a GRIT Life: Chapter 6 - A GRIT Trail Buddy

In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa shares how the GRIT Freedom Chair helps her to continue engaging in her favorite activities and living a life of adventure. Today she discusses how taking a devoted Trail Buddy with her on adventures has not only enhanced her abilities with her GRIT Freedom Chair, but also strengthened those relationships.

My First Month with the GRIT Freedom Chair

My First Month with the GRIT Freedom Chair

I have to say that folks heads turn daily while I'm riding around in my "Green Machine." It is exciting to tell them about how I got it, and the great opportunities this company is creating for so many people! Thank you GRIT for this opportunity! The following months will be epic, and I am so excited to share them with all!