beach wheelchairs

Wheelchairs and mobility devices unafraid of sand & surf

posted on March 23, 2010 - 2:54pm
Here's an up-tempo, 2-1/2-minute slideshow featuring wheelchairs that give you front-row seating on the beach. Most of the models you will see sport low-pressure balloon tires that distribute the chair's weight evenly over the sand, allowing it to be driven or pushed up and down the beach, be it wet or dry. You'll find both manual and power chairs, plus a walker, a stroller and even a stretcher.

Portable equipment and gadgets can get you out and about

posted on August 1, 2002 - 4:46pm
Superheroes have the greatest gadgets: Wonder Woman has an invisible plane and the magic Lasso of Truth. Spider-Man has his web shooter. Batman has the ultimate utility belt, the Batmobile and, well, Bat-everything else, too. It can be reasoned that superheroes need such innovative devices to help them fight...