Wheelchair becomes 19-year-old’s BMX bike


On the bottom of his wheelchair, Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham has a checklist in permanent ink: back flip, Superman, mega ramp.

In July 2006, the Las Vegas native, who is now 19, checked off “back flip” after becoming the first person to land one in a wheelchair.

“I wake up every day and I’m hoppin’ on my wheelchair but I don’t even think of it as a wheelchair,” Fotheringham said. “Really, it’s more of a BMX bike.”

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