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Episode 23 – Mike Box: Founder of Box Wheelchairs

Published: Thursday November 30, 2023

Pushing Forward with Alycia | A Disability Podcast

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Welcome Mike Box!

In this episode of “Pushing Forward with Alycia,” we have the pleasure of welcoming Mike Box, the brilliant mind behind Box Wheelchairs. His innovative approach to custom lightweight wheelchair design has transformed lives. He believes in crafting personalized solutions that empower individuals and unlock their full potential. Join us as we delve into Mike’s inspiring journey, crafting personalized mobility solutions that empower individuals.

In this episode:

  • Alycia recalls her first encounter with Mike when she was 17, receiving her first Colours ‘n Motion wheelchair crafted by him.
  • Mike Box emphasizes the importance of personalized wheelchair solutions, rejecting the one-size-fits-all approach. He’s a firm believer in listening to people’s requirements and designing chairs to enhance their lives, ultimately boosting their confidence and self-expression.
  • Mike’s dedication to listening to people’s needs and enhancing their lives through custom chair designs through shines through.
  • The Box Wheelchair WCMX model employs a highly reinforced frame, sporting a unique, multi-link floating rear axle and featuring a (optional and Fully Adjustable) dual Fox Float-R racing shocks as well as Box "Recoil" front suspension forks.

Aaron Wheelz

Mike’s work in the extreme sports world specifically with extreme wheelchair athlete Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham, has left an indelible mark on adaptive sports.

Mike’s story is a testament to the power of innovation, compassion, and thinking beyond the conventional.

He leaves us with the powerful mantra: #PHP (People Helping People).

Mike Box is changing lives, one customized wheelchair at a time.

Connect with Mike Box

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