About Bob Vogel

A wheelchair user since 1985, Bob Vogel is an adventurer at heart and has written about experiences ranging from scuba diving to hang gliding. He works from his Loomis, Calif., home where he is on his greatest and most rewarding adventure yet, being a dad to his 12-year-old daughter, Sarah, with the help of Schatzie, his German Shepherd service dog.

March 2015

Permobil Acquires ROHO

By | March 26th, 2015|

ROHO President Tom Borcharding says the ROHO employees, management and brand will not change as part of the acquisition agreement. On March 24, [...]

Dave Sykes: From England to the North Pole

By | March 24th, 2015|

On March 22, Dave Sykes, 46, lifted off in his microlight aircraft from Rufforth Airfield near York, England, with the goal of being the first [...]

The Tao of Mowing

By | March 17th, 2015|

Mowing the lawn takes care of Bob's grass, and his family reaps the rewards. I spent Sunday afternoon engaged in my most coveted [...]

Kristi Hruzewicz: Sailing to Paradise — and Beyond

By | March 1st, 2015|

Para Kristi Hreuzewicz followed her sailing dream to a surprising life beyond her expectations.

Para/Medic: BioFlo, a New Option for Indwelling Catheter Users

By | March 1st, 2015|

At the heart of the BioFlo system, for use with indwelling catheters, is an inline system called the AutoValve.

January 2015

ABC’s “On the Hunt for Handicapped Parking Cheaters”

By | January 14th, 2015|

This guy was busted illegally using a parking placard by a sting operation. On Jan. 10, 2013 ABC News ran a very cool [...]

Para/Medic: Options For Dealing With Hemorrhoids

By | January 1st, 2015|

Hemorrhoids are extremely common in people with SCI, and the longer you have been injured, the more likely you are to get them.

December 2014

Wearable Lights to Increase Visibility

By | December 23rd, 2014|

Keep your dog — and you — safe when out at night by investing in a few wearable lights. When I’m out and [...]

November 2014

Grieving the Loss of a Service Dog

By | November 1st, 2014|

Bob Vogel ‘s beloved Schatzie enhanced his life in many ways. Service dogs greatly enrich the lives of their handlers by performing a [...]

Handcycling: Not Just for Paras

By | November 1st, 2014|

No longer do quads and others with limited arm strength need to sit by and watch as paras crank their mountain bike handcycles up steep [...]

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