Let’s work together and make the mountains more accessible!
We provide knowledge and information about how to make trails and bike parks accessible for people riding adaptive mountain bikes. We also raise awareness of adaptive mountain biking and encourage people with disabilities to get out and enjoy the nature.
We give information through online meetings, mail or we can meet at your location. We also travel around to test trails and afterwards we post adaptive trail guides. Our service is free of charge. Every summer we arrange bike camps for adaptive riders.
Gunhild bought her first full suspension mountain bike in 2004, and she used all her free time on enduro biking. In 2008 Gunhild crashed when jumping off a drop in Hafjell Bike Park. She injured her spinal cord and was paralyzed from the chest and down. Therefore she now needs a wheelchair to move around. In 2011 she bought her first adaptive mountain bike and has since then been an advocate for adaptive mountain biking.
Gunhild works as a consultant at Sunnaas University Hospital, the biggest rehabilitation hospital in Norway. Together with Sunnaas Foundation she started activities camps for people with a spinal cord injury. Gunhild has worked on more than twenty activities camp and has organized activities like sit skiing, wheelchair rugby, biking, scuba diving, jet skiing for people using wheelchairs.
Gunhild also runs a YouTube channel called “Quad Mountain Biker” where she produce videos of adapting biking trails. Gunhild lives in Oslo and she spends a lot of time at her cabin at Trysil were her favorite bike park, Trysil Bike Arena, is situated.
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Lars Ivar Eilerås has always been an active guy and before his spinal cord injury in he was an active sailer and snowboarder. In 2007 he was in an accident and he injured his spinal cord. He now use a wheelchair to move around.
After his injury Lars Ivar picked up wheelchair rugby and made it to the national team. He has also been coaching the wheelchair rugby team in Oslo. He also stared to study because his plan to take over his families farm changed after his injury.
In 2017 Lars bought his first adaptive mountain bike and he use it a lot around his own neighborhood woods. He also travels around in Norway to test trails with his adaptive bike and talks to the people running the bike parks.
Lars lives in Tønsberg in a house he has build after the injury. He works as a media marketing guy in a company that organize independent living assistants for people with disabilities. Beside from riding bikes he also loves driving fast cars and he is a proud owner of Jaguar F-type.
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