Leasure activities everywhere and for everyone !
Vipamat in a few words
Patrice Faucogney, Air Force veteran and helicopter mechanic, became paralyzed following a snowboard accident. Despite his handicap, he wished to continue his outdoor activities. He designs a wheelchair capable of accessing beaches and swimming areas with Vincent Leroy, his physical therapist. Together they created Vipamat in 2002.Based in France, Vipamat designs, manufactures and markets a range of wheelchairs that allow people with reduced mobility to access leasure areas and discover new horizons.Our commitment : to be as close as possible to the user in order to develop innovative products of high quality.
Aquatic areas accessible to everyone
The Hippocampe® Pool makes it easier for people with reduced mobility to access aquatic and pool spaces. Usable in water, easy to use and hygienic it accompanies users from changing rooms to pool areas while avoiding multiple transfers.
The Hippocampe allows people with reduced mobility to move around freely between changing rooms, showers, and pool areas. It can be submerged in water to simplify access to swimming.
Hygiene and security
The seat and footrest cover is made of comfortable hydrophobic foam that protects its user. With easy maintenance, the Hippocampe can be rinsed and disinfected after each use.