Trialling to ensure you’re choosing the right powerchair

Extreme X8 user Nicky from New South Wales spent years researching to find the right wheelchair to suit her coastal lifestyle. After years of dreaming about being able to go on the sand and play with her children, Nicky’s dreams came true when she received her Extreme X8. Watch the Extreme X8 in action! Nicky… Read more »

Accessories that help you make the most of the outdoors

At Magic Mobility, our engineers design innovations and accessories that make your life easier, and help you go further. Beyond making it easier for you to get out and explore, these accessories are also designed to keep you safe and help you make the most of your experiences. Adding a sunshade to your power wheelchair… Read more »

Being prepared when pushing the limits

Watch our video for some top tips on what to pack in your emergency toolkit, and how to do minor fixes on your powerchair when you’re pushing the limits. When you’re heading off road, it’s best to be prepared in case of emergency. Carrying a small emergency toolkit can be the key to getting home… Read more »

Sam and Penny conquer the Snowdon Push

The Snowdon Push is a tough and exhilarating fundraising event that challenges teams of 10 to 16 people to conquer Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. Watch footage of Penny and her team conquering the challenging terrain in the Extreme X8. Wheelchair users Sam and Penny both accepted the Snowdon Push challenge… Read more »

Sam and Penny conquer the Snowdon Push

The Snowdon Push is a tough and exhilarating fundraising event that challenges teams of 10 to 16 people to conquer Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. Watch the video of Penny conquering the challenging terrain in her Extreme X8 at Snowdon Mountain. Wheelchair users Sam and Penny both accepted the Snowdon Push… Read more »

Tyre pressure the key to optimising Extreme X8 performance

The Extreme X8 has superior off-road capabilities, taking you just about anywhere, on any terrain. Using the right tyre pressure, particularly lower pressure in mud, sand and snow, is the key to getting where you need to go, and safely home again. We asked our Founder and Extreme X8 creator, Ash Daff, to talk us… Read more »

What’s new? The Fold-Forward Backrest

While Magic Mobility users trust their powerchairs to take them anywhere, it’s important that they can also easily take their powerchairs with them too, whether it’s in the car or on a plane. Our engineers have created the fold-forward backrest, a solution which reduces the height of your wheelchair, making it more compact to fit… Read more »

Creating art with Magic Mobility

Before LA based, Extreme X8 user Tommy became a quadriplegic, he had a very active lifestyle, adventuring outdoors, and aspirations to one day become an artist. When Tommy received his Magic Mobility powerchair, he was able to get back outdoors and be active with friends. He has also been able to incorporate his wheelchair into… Read more »

Top tips for going off road

Heading off road for the first time can be a challenge, so we’ve come up with some tips to get you started and keep you safe. This includes steps to prepare your chair, and tips for navigating steep, uneven, slippery or rocky terrain. Magic Mobility V6 All Terrain (AT) user Gary says it’s important to… Read more »

Tips and Tricks from those in the know

After asking some of our users and in-house engineers, we’ve rounded up some of the best tips and tricks for getting the most out of your powerchair. Learn how to safely climb curbs, and how to best care for your batteries and tyres so that you can push your boundaries and get more out of… Read more »

Getting back into your hobbies in the Extreme X8

Extreme X8 user Thomas is a retired USA Marine who was in a motorcycle-car accident in 2006, resulting in a spinal cord injury that left him unable to walk. With his Extreme X8, and the support of his wife, Thomas can go hunting, fishing, trap shooting and participate in many of the other hobbies he… Read more »

The Extreme X8 enabling resort visitors to explore the great outdoors

Visitors to Sargood on Collaroy on Sydney’s northern beaches are reaping the benefits of staying at a bespoke resort created exclusively for spinal cord injury clients. During their stay, visitors can easily access one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches in the two Extreme X8s, which have been purchased by the resort for therapy and activity… Read more »

Visit Magic Mobility at upcoming expos

Magic Mobility’s wheelchair experts will be attending some upcoming mobility and seating expos around Australia and internationally. Come along and visit our experts to find out more about our powerchairs, and find one that suits you. We will be visiting: The Assistive Technology Queensland Conference on November 9 and 10 in Brisbane, Australia. Register to… Read more »

Customising solutions for your needs, goals and lifestyle

We had a chat to Magic Mobility design engineer Lachie about the types of custom solutions he designs for powerchair users, and how he works with users and therapists to tailor innovative solutions to their needs. Do you have specific needs that require custom innovations? Watch our interview with Lachie to see how Magic Mobility… Read more »

Top 5 tips for choosing your perfect powerchair

A powerchair is so personal, and choosing the right one is probably one of the most important decisions you will make. There are plenty of factors you need to take into consideration when selecting the powerchair that’s right for you. Magic Mobility has been committed to ensuring wheelchair users have access to the best and… Read more »

The Extreme X8, engineered for outdoor adventure

Kevin is a proud patriot, a disabled US Marine Corps veteran, and a keen adventurer. His Extreme X8 enables him to get out on the trails, the beach and his property in Florida. His favourite feature is the ultimate four-wheel drive performance, powered by motors on each wheel. These help him conquer off-road obstacles. Kevin… Read more »

Tackling new challenges with your team

Rob knows all about being part of a team. Before his accident in 2013, he was a keen rugby player and active outdoorsman. Since he became a tetraplegic, the team that surrounds Rob has broadened to include family, friends and carers. With the help of his support crew, and his Magic Mobility Extreme X8, Rob… Read more »

You Little Ripper – the next big thing in surf lifesaving

Little Ripper Surf Lifesaving in Port Macquarie, Australia, are trialing Magic Mobility Extreme X8 powerchairs so they can include those with limited mobility in their surf lifesaving program, as drone flyers. The recently launched drone academy is training drone flyers to locate swimmers in trouble. Some of their drones can even drop those in danger… Read more »

For rural productivity, nothing beats the Extreme X8

Disabled war veteran Michael Trost was unable to work on or even get out to parts of his six-acre property for more than four years, until he received his Extreme X8. Now he’s able to access all areas of his farm, despite the uneven terrain. “Recently I had 17 guys that I served with in… Read more »

Adventure is necessary for wheelchair users

Getting outdoors is considered significantly important to our mental health and wellbeing, and for many of us in a wheelchair, it’s even more so. Angie Lupe lives in Troy, NY, is a veteran of the Iraq war and now restricted to her chair. But Angie is used to getting out and about, and being an… Read more »