homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Förflyttning från rullstol till en kajak, (svensk text)

The user moves from the wheelchair to the dock
The user moves from the wheelchair to the dock

User sitting on Roho cushion on the dock
User sitting on Roho cushion on the dock

User moving into the kayak; a person holds the kayak
User moving into the kayak; a person holds the kayak

User moving into the kayak; a person holds the kayak
User moving into the kayak; a person holds the kayak

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Transfer from wheelchair to kayak

Transfer technique for wheelchair users

Description
Technique: The user jumps down onto the dock, preferably onto a cushion. User places legs into the kayak while a person holds the kayak so it does not tip. User lifts herself over into the kayak.

Authors comments
Kayaks with a larger cockpit (Model Basic) make it easier to transfer.

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Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
mobility » wheelchair transfer, recreation, leisure » water sports and boats, Tips and tricks from people with High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th 2-10, ASIA A, B).

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One comment:

  1. Very helpful! I was afraid to try because I didn't know how I could do it, looks fairly easy!
    #21567# comment 2015-11-05

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