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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Michael Ehman, Colby Mainil

Step Climbing Wheelchair
Division:Health Sciences
Region:Southeast Saskatchewan
City:Weyburn, SK
School:Weyburn Comprehensive School
Abstract:This project created a new way for people in a standard, manual wheelchair to climb a single step or curb. This design is very simple and affordable and enables people with average upper body strength to overcome these obstacles in short periods of time.

Awards Value
The Manning Innovation Achievement Award
and $4000 Manning Young Canadian Innovation Award
Sponsor: Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation
$4 000.00
S.M. Blair Family Foundation Award
Sponsor: S.M. Blair Family Foundation
$1 000.00
The University of Western Ontario Scholarship
Gold Medallist - $2000 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Western Ontario
$2 000.00
Gold Medal - Engineering
Sponsor: Youth Science Foundation Canada
$1 500.00
Total$8 500.00