Transfer from wheelchair to Sitski

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

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.

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.

Users 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)

This tip is from 2007

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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Tipsare: Björn

Björn was injured in 1972 and has a complete paraplgia TH 12.