Winter walks with wheelchair

Plastic skis under the wheelchair make it possible for wheelchair users to take walks in winter
Plastic skis attached under the wheelchair
Plastic skis attached under the wheelchair

A pair of short plastic skis without bindings are fitted with hinges to be able to sit attached under the wheelchair wheels.

Users comments
When the user had dogs she drove a dogsled with three dachshunds along an old railway track that has become a pedestrian and bicycle path. Today, when she no longer has her dogs she uses this equipment anyway. It is extremely easy for another person to push.

Made by
User’s husband

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User and her husband

Editors comments
Se also wheel blades,

Plastic skis (close-up)
Plastic skis (close-up)

Author: Irene

Irene bor tillsammans med hennes make i en villa på landet; hon är pensionär. Hon skadade sig 1995 och har en låg paraplegi. Hon har ingen assistans.

Type of disability

Low paraplegia (Th11-S1)

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