A Custom Paddle Let's Rachel Paddle With Her Prosthetic Arm

A Custom Paddle Let's Rachel Paddle With Her Prosthetic Arm
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Head over to the Canadian Canoe Museum’s blog to read about a custom paddle one of their volunteers made (which went through numerous versions) to allow Rachel (who has a prosthetic arm) to be able to paddle…

Wild Rock Outfitters donated a used paddle for the first prototype, in which a hole was added to accommodate the hook at the end of her prosthetic arm. Over the next year, more than 10 prototypes were made, and with each paddle, the designs expanded and evolved. Jane Peterson from Five Counties Children’s Centre asked Wild Rock if there was anyone they could recommend for this project and they suggested that she contact The Canadian Canoe Museum.