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“Can we build the fastest and best racing wheelchair in the world?” Stefan Dürger, Managing Director of Orthotec, asked his workshop colleagues on a beautiful summer day in 2017. “We can, but not alone,” thought the team.

Four years later, two new racing wheelchairs, the OT FOXX M1 and P1 have been created out of Stefan’s visionary idea. They are the first racing wheelchairs manufactured...

Looking for online fitness classes to join from the comfort of your home during the hot summer days? Check out the free classes offered by WheelPower: a British national charity for wheelchair sport.

From now until the end of July, you may enroll yourself in free one-hour classes to work out or practice yoga with experienced trainers in wheelchair via Zoom. No experience is needed. Most...

The European Spinal Cord Injury Federation ESCIF has launched a new platform, ESCIF Forum. It aims to facilitate knowledge transfer and information exchange among people interested in SCI. Planned are 3–4 free Zoom events per year presented by researchers, experienced peers, companies, or representatives from organisations or governments.

The upcoming second event will take place on Monday,...

Canadian Mike Nemesvary was a top freestyle skier with numerous titles to his name. He even appeared in the opening credits of a James Bond movie. Then a trampoline accident left him quadriplegic.

20 years ago, Mike was the first quadriplegic to travel around the world. For his "Round the World Challenge", he travelled to 20 countries, over 40,000 kilometers, in 219 days. He wanted to show...

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The new and superb Swiss made OT FOXX racing wheelchair

“Can we build the fastest and best racing wheelchair in the world?” Stefan Dürger, Managing Director of Orthotec, asked his workshop colleagues on a beautiful summer day in 2017. “We can, but not alone,” thought the team.

Four years later, two new racing wheelchairs, the OT FOXX M1 and P1 have...

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