An artist named Sue Austin, had a vision of wheeling her chair underwater and it is now a reality!
“Ms Austin, who has been a wheelchair user since 1996, developed the chair with help from dive experts and academics. The model is powered by two dive propulsion vehicles and steered with a bespoke fin and foot-operated acrylic strip.”
“She is staging a performance with it in a swimming pool in Weymouth this week. “Creating the Spectacle” forms part of the Cultural Olympiad celebrations.”
WOW! Pretty cool, huh? She needs to try this in a mermaid outfit with a talking yellow fish while singing “Part of Your World”… referencing the able body community… or something
Read the full bbc article HERE