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Off-roading with GRIT

October 21, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BOSTON - GRIT is trailblazing a new market for outdoor wheelchairs with its Freedom Chair, a lightweight but rugged chair that's pushed using levers. The company, started by graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sells the chair on its website,, for $2,995—about half the price of competitors, it says.  “People are buying,” said Tish Scolnik, CEO of GRIT, which recently announced plans to donate 10% of each sale of its Freedom Chair...

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