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Skater wheelchair???

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Lucas
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Hey

I've seen this clip here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWJhF7yfnI4

Im wondering if hi uses a special wheelchair and if so there to get it?
My son used to skate before his accident, im sure he would love to do wheelskate! (just made up that name, sounds fancy, hey!)

If any infos im happy to read them!
Cheers
Written on: 15/07/2010 [13:15]
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southwind
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icon_eek.gif Holy shit! icon_eek.gif
icon_eek.gif Im so impressed I cant say a word!!!! icon_eek.gif
Written on: 15/07/2010 [13:27]
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benji
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HI
I've actually once met Aaron Fotheringham. He is unbelievably inspiring and motivational!

He has his own website too, maybe you'll find out what wheelchair he uses: http://www.aaronfotheringham.com/

Enjoy!
Written on: 15/07/2010 [13:31]
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Dear Lucas

I've sent Aaron a message on his website and I got answer from him:

I do use a custom chair it's been highly modified.
Colourswheelchair.com makes it!

-Aaron Fotheringham



Best wishes,

Maggie
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Written on: 15/07/2010 [15:22]
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Caren
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Uuh... I dont know if this is a good idea, lucas.
Your son is used to normal skating, maybe he is disapointed by wheelchair skating, it's not the same.
Or he is not successful and that would only frustrate him.
How long has he been in a wheelchair yet?
Written on: 15/07/2010 [15:25]
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benji
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Sorry Caren but that's redicoulus...
He should just try it! It would be a great opportunity to show his former skater friends that he is still kewl. acctually even cooler now skating in a wheelchair! Normal skating is for normal people, wheelchair skating is only for exceptional people!
He could make his name as a wheelchair skater and find new confidience in that.

Besides, if he never tries anything only because he might be disapointed he will be disapointed of his life. No risk no fun. I mean that!

Lucas you are a good father to you son as you try to help him re-enjoy his life!

I wish I had a dad like you. Mine was always like "you are disabled you cant do that." Blahblah! If you never try you'll never find out what you are capable of!
Written on: 15/07/2010 [15:33]
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Lucas
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Lucas, all said, couldnt add anything even if I wanted to! Thanks, man!

Maggie, thanks for contacting Aaron. I might do the same. My son could need some motivation. He had an accident with his bike 2 years ago and he still hates his wheelchair and everything. I try to cheer him up but it's not easy. He's a teenage boy and they want to be fit and all healthy, running around and kissing girls.
Well, he's a strong boy. I know that some day he'll find his way back to life and joy!

Thanks for helping guys!
Written on: 15/07/2010 [15:37]
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wheeliegirl
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Where do guys like aaron hide?! I mean that is a seriously sexy man, sport makes everyman sexy! icon_biggrin.gif

I've also checked that link of colours, they have some seriously fancy wheelchairs! I need a new one anyway, maybe I should get one from them!

Written on: 15/07/2010 [15:44]
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Haagen
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I like these wheelchairs. Are they also available in Europe?

Greetings,
Haagen
Written on: 15/07/2010 [16:07]
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In fact they are even in Switzerland, Haagen!

You can search any dealer around the world here:
http://colourswheelchair.com/dealers/repsearch.asp

Maggie
MyHandicap

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Written on: 15/07/2010 [16:10]
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