So, with the 2016 Paralympics under way, we have had a look at the competitor list.
After some very late selections by a number of countries, it looks like we have 36 of our racing chairs being used.
Does that make us the largest European manufacturer at the games…possibly?… Continue Reading
Top End have released their new entry level handcycle, the Force 3:
Based on the Force CC frame, it has 26″-559mm wheels to give the option of tyre widths from 23mm road to fat mountainbike tyres.
The front wheel has a disc brake and increased ground clearance gives it some… Continue Reading
After their Icelandic adventure, Sean Rose and the 4people6legs team are safely back in the UK.
Despite the exciting but untimely finish to the project, they have vowed to return to unfinished business:
Here is their video:… Continue Reading
Over the last few years we have been frequently asked our opinion on using ceramic bearings. Is it worth the extra cost for the possible gain in performance?
To be honest, I have always been a bit sceptical, seeing the marketing hype. Just another component to sell as an upgrade.… Continue Reading
With only a few months to go, Sean and the 4people6legs.com team are training and testing for all they’ve got:
Cambridge News and ITV Anglia.
http://www.draftwheelchairs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/snowpkgforweb_itv2000_vimeo_480x270.mp4… Continue Reading
Our congratulations to Cayle Royce, Scott Blaney, Mark Jenkins and James Kayll of the Row2Recovery Talisker Atlantic Challenge 2013 team.
They crossed the Atlantic from
2791 Nautical Miles in 48days 9hrs, finishing 3rd out of 12 teams.
£20,000 raised for Help for Heroes Official… Continue Reading
Draft Wheelchairs will be working with Tessier very shortly, please check out their product line at www.dualski.com/en for more information. We’re proud to have the expertise of double Winter Paralympian Sean Rose working closely with us. Sean visits Tessier next… Continue Reading
By Nick Hope, BBC Paralympic sports reporter
Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir and his long-term coach Jenny Archer have launched a new academy to help unearth future Paralympic medallists.
The Weir Archer Academy will be based at the Kingsmeadow Athletics Stadium… Continue Reading
GB Rowing are looking for some new athletes for their Rio team.
They are specifically looking for 2 female athletes for the Trunk & Arms category,
but welcome contact from anyone who wants to get involved in the sport.
More information here. Contact [email protected]… Continue Reading
Well, it’s all over now and Paralympic results are in….
A grand total of 7 golds and 2 silver medals.
If our users were a country, we’d be 21st on the medal table, between Canada and New Zealand.
Congratulations to all our medal winners.
Best wishes to all the… Continue Reading