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

User has moved forward in the wheelchair and moves one leg over to the foot bar of the sitski.
User has moved forward in the wheelchair and moves one leg over to the foot bar of the sitski.

User transfers from wheelchair to sitski.
User transfers from wheelchair to sitski.

User moves the other leg over.
User moves the other leg over.

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Transfer from wheelchair to Sitski

People with strong arms can manage transfers between wheelchair and sitski without problems

Description
The height of the Tornado Touring sitski can be adjusted between 32 cm and 58 cm, which makes it easier to transfer from the wheelchair.

Technique: Position the wheelchair at a 45 degree angle to the sitski. Move forward in the wheelchair and move one leg over onto the foot bar of the sitski. Transfer over and move the other leg over.

Authors comments
Additional information is available at hem.fyristorg.com/NordicSitski/html-hemsida-2002/index.html (last checked June 2017)

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Editors comments
See also www.totalskidskolan.se (last checked June 2017)

Tip is dated from 2007

Categories for this tip
recreation, leisure » winter sports, Tips and tricks from people with Low paraplegia (Th11- S1, ASIA A, B).

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