Can you really do wheelies in a wheelchair? How do you do wheelies if so? The answer is yes you can do wheelchair wheelies. It’s actually considered a sport. We will teach you how to do wheelchair wheelies in this article.
Here’s how I learned to do wheelchair wheelies.
As a child I used to love to walk all over town. I would go into the local hospital, a mere block away from our family home to play with the wheelchairs and to ride up and down the elevators in them. I suppose I’m lucky I never got in trouble.
Can you really do wheelies in a wheelchair? Yes is the answer. I learned how to do wheelies at an early age while playing in the hospital wheelchairs. You can learn too!
Do I remember how I did wheelies? Not really. Its been over 40 years since I tried my luck at doing wheelchair sports. Wheelchair wheelies is considered an adaptive sport. If you want to be active in wheelchair sports then go for it. Doing wheelies takes courage.
Remember, just because you are disabled or strapped to a wheelchair doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Learn to have some wheelchair fun and pop a wheelie. Heres how:
Knowing how to do wheelchair wheelies could come in handy. They are great tools to help with your mobility. Think about it. You are wheeling along a sidewalk and need to go up the curbs. Knowing how to ‘pop’ yourself onto the curb will be useful, agreed?
Here are the simple steps so you can do wheelies in your wheelchair:
- Lean back, not too far back and have a spotter behind you while you practice so you don’t get injured.
- Come forward and up, and pop!
- You can even do a 360 left or right wheelie but be careful to master the technique of doing wheelies with a ‘spotter’ first. We want you to stay safe while you learn this sport.
Consider it crucial that you have a spotter while you’re learning to pop wheelies in a wheelchair. You need a ‘spotter’ standing behind the wheelchair while you practice and learn this sport. Without a spotter you could fly backwards causing serious injury. There is a rare ‘cheerleader’ who doesn’t learn to do a back flip without a ‘spotter’ to start.
Other wheelchair sports or adaptive sports include:
If you’re in a wheelchair you are definitely not limited in mobility. Can you really do wheelies in a wheelchair. You bet you can!