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Our friends and colleagues in Vermont who use a push rim wheelchair acknowledge that the roads, the winters and the hills in Vermont make it a difficult place to get around.

  • The front caster wheels get stuck.
  • It’s difficult to propel uphill and not safe on the downhill run.
  • Loose stone and gravel present a big challenge.
  • Wrist and forearm injuries are an issue for 80% of wheelchair users.

As a state well known for its outspoken and forward-thinking individuals who are advancing the issues of our time: human rights, socially-conscious business practices, international land mine issues, women's issues, environmental issues

There is an opportunity to expand the envelope with one more. . .

Real mobility options in environments that present an impossible challenge to anyone who uses a push rim wheelchair.


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