Going for Rio

30 October 2015

Our model for the BraunAbility Wheelchair lifts has got her sights set on a ticket to the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Wheelchair racer Gunilla Wallengren is the woman in our brochure: Wheelchair lifts - How to comfortably and safely enter your vehicle seated in a wheelchair

Last week she competed in the T54 class in 400 m, 800 m, 1500 m  and 5000 m in Doha, Qatar. She didn't quite reach the gold but got very close and took home the silver medal in 1500 m. 

Before she left for Qatar she was interviewed by a local newspaper. 

Read the article translated to english here.
Läs original artikeln på svenska här. 

In the article she talks about her using ball bearings from SKF. The video below goes deeper into that subject. It's in Swedish but you can activate English subtitles.