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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!

Adaptive Rock Climbing at the Gunks

Adaptive Rock Climbing at the Gunks

“It’s not about doing things in a certain way. It’s about finding YOUR way to do it (your “STYLE”), even if it looks different than how most people do it. Sometimes, how you need to do it even looks entirely different than YOU thought it would. That doesn’t matter. Find your own unique way to accomplish those things most important to you.”

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.

Rider Spotlight: Helen Sabo

Rider Spotlight: Helen Sabo

"It’s been such a mood lifter to be able to be outside . . . I went to the park and there were several areas where there were lips or drops and it didn’t slow me down at all."

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.

Rider Spotlight: Jerry Goldsmith

Rider Spotlight: Jerry Goldsmith

"Playing in the park with my grandson [is] just the best . . . [He's] just shy of 3 years old. If it were not for this chair, I could not have taken the trip through the Garden with my family. Feeling very blessed and grateful."

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!