Rugby chair

Wheelchair for wheelchair rugby

User in his rugby wheelchair.
User in his rugby wheelchair.

Description
Rugby wheelchair made of aluminum and designed based on the user’s body measurements. An aluminum frame around the foot rest and legs serves as a bumper. The drive wheels are reinforced with special rims and fitted with aluminum rim guards. Anti-tip guard with sprung wheels. The backrest can be adapted with Velcro straps.

Model: Rugby wheelchair ‘Defensive’ from Schmicking

Made by
Schmicking Reha Technik GmbH in Germany, www.schmicking.com (last checked March 2017)

Purchased from
Schmicking Reha Technik GmbH in Germany, www.schmicking.com (last checked March 2013)

This tip is from 2013

Rugby wheelchair
Rugby wheelchair

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Tipsare: Magnus

M. lives in a house together with his wife and two children. He is working part time. He has a tetraplegia C6.