Paralympics athletes get a boost in Rio from UO product design students’ concepts for wheelchair rugby gear

Wheelchair rugby athletes at the Rio 2016 Paralympics this month are getting an edge from gear designed in part by students in a University of Oregon product design studio. A story in the October 2016 Portland Monthly shows how the US national team worked with UO in Portland students to create performance-boosting wearable designs, including arm guards and gloves.

Read more in the October 2016 Portland Monthly

Image Courtesy Becky Chierichetti/University of Oregon adaptive design program
Above: Image Courtesy Becky Chierichetti/University of Oregon adaptive design program.

September 15, 2016