Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Transfer from wheelchair to kayak
Transfer technique for wheelchair users
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.
Kayaks with a larger cockpit (Model Basic) make it easier to transfer.
Together with her husband, her daughter, three dogs and a cat Lotta lives in a two-story house in the countryside. She is working as a volunteer for Rekryteringsgruppen (an organization of persons with spinal cord injuries). She was injured in 1983 and has a high paraglegia (TH 3). She does not have any personal assistance.
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