GRIT works closely with organizations around the world to integrate the GRIT Freedom Chair into their programming. Groups of all shapes, sizes, and missions have purchased GRIT's all terrain wheelchairs to broaden their accessible offerings.
We love working with partners who make that true accessibility a reality, through adaptive hiking programs, trailside events, obstacle course races, camps, or simply taking the steps to make their pre-existing offerings accessible to a larger population.
Meet Some of Our Partners
Our partner organizations include adaptive sports organizations, veterans’ groups, state and national parks, municipalities, universities, summer camps, rehabilitation centers, as well as private businesses.
Some of the organizations who contact us already work closely with the adaptive community. Other organizations—like state and national parks, camps, gyms, and others—are just beginning to explore accessible programming.
Here are just a handful of programs GRIT has partnered with.
Park City, Utah
The National Ability Center empowers the adaptive community through inclusive sport, recreation, and educational programs ranging from cycling, rock climbing, meditation, archery, and so much more.
Ellenville, New York
Northeast Off-Road Adventures (NORA) has built a series of trail systems to allow all-terrain wheelchair users and their friends to enjoy their facility. This program complements NORA’s ADA-accessible building, air-gun range, and off-road vehicle course!
As the official all-terrain wheelchair of the Para-Spartan Elite, GRIT is committed to helping adaptive athletes conquer Spartan Races. Both GRIT and Spartan are fueled by the rigor, determination, and a no-excuse drive to the finish line.
“GRIT has come out on Waypoint programs with GRIT Freedom Chairs to lend out and we are incredibly thankful for their support and advice. Since then, we’ve bought a few chairs and use them all the time!”
The GRIT Freedom Chair is available for travelers who sign up for tours through Wheel the World. They use the GRIT Freedom Chair to explore destinations including Mexico, Easter Island, and more.
Staunton State Park owns multiple GRIT Freedom Chairs that are available for use Friday through Sunday, free of charge. To reserve a GRIT outdoor wheelchair at Staunton, please see the availability calendar here.
OEW is a veteran-founded nonprofit whose mission is to honor and empower wounded military and law enforcement veterans through physical, mental, and emotional rehabilitation.
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Newfoundland and Labrador
Their department of Human Kinetics & Recreation uses GRIT Freedom Chairs to allow people of all abilities to enjoy the outdoors, regardless of the terrain.
Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
“The GRIT Freedom Chair is an outstanding design for many people with disabilities. The durability and affordability of this model is highly advantageous.”
—Marcy, DCR Universal Access Program Coordinator
MNHS uses GRIT Freedom Chairs to allow their visitors to access all corners of their impressive, historical landmarks.
"We have a small staff, so we needed something 'plug and play' that wasn’t too difficult to use, operate, or assist with.”
As one of the top ten rehabilitation hospitals in the nation, the Shepherd Center specializes in spinal cord injury and brain injury rehabilitation. They use the GRIT Freedom Chair to help their patients recover from injury and explore new opportunities in mobility.
Terre Haute, IN
Griffin Bike Park built the GRIT-friendly “Warrior Trail” so more visitors can use their bike park.
“Today is going to be an AWESOME DAY as we're going to be demoing the chair with lots of people and several are veterans.” —Gene, Fundraising Chairman
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