James Borisoff does more than just play Wheelchair Basketball – he designs the chairs

Great article by the Canadian Press details Canadian Wheelchair Basketballer James Borisoff’s off court pursuits as a biomedical engineer who has designed an ultralight wheelchair for sports competition:

“It’s definitely been a product of my experience,” said the Vancouver resident. “At the beginning you look to what’s out there. You look to your peers and therapists and they show you what’s available.

“After having that experience and thinking about things, it took many years to really conceive of the idea. Then it took many years to actually kick myself in the ass to actually go ahead and implement it.”

Read the full story here.

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