Man Plans to Travel 200 Miles in Solar-Powered Wheelchair

Haidar Taleb, a man from the United Arab Emirates, plans to travel 200 miles across a desert in a solar-powered wheelchair that he designed and built himself. If he succeeds, it'll be the longest continuous distance ever traveled by wheelchair:

"I want to send out a message to disabled people that there are no obstructions. Whatever you think about, you can do," he says. "Give disabled people a chance and they can perform miracles."

Along the 200 mile trip across all seven emirates, Haidar plans to stop at schools, universities, and centers for the disabled to share his inspiring message, reports Gulf News. And, by the time his ambitious trek is completed on December 2, he will have broken the record for distance traveled in a solar-powered wheelchair -- a record he set himself just two weeks ago.


Link via Popular Science | Photo: The National

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i became to be aware about the wheelchair when my husbend was involved in car acccident.
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thank youif you have commment i will glad
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“I want to send out a message to disabled people that there are no obstructions. Whatever you think about, you can do,”

Too bad he can't say the same thing to his countries women.
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