• Michelle Mudhar

VIDEO: How to adapt a kayak for a paraplegic

Updated: Aug 24, 2018

Its important to note that no disability is the same. The adaptations shown in this video were developed with my needs in mind, T12 incomplete paraplegic.

Summary of Adaptations

  • Velcro attached Gel cushion to avoid pressure sores

  • Foam play boat wedge with additional contouring to prevent foot slip past pedals and aid angle of foot

  • Paddle float to keep knees apart

  • Cord connecting paddle float and splash deck to enable safe capsize exit

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