Since its creation, Vipamat has concentrated its efforts on favouring
accessibility to leisure activities for handicapped persons.
To this end Vipamat’s team has developed, produced, manufactured, and
marketed technical solutions favouring autonomy and facilitating access
to leisure activities for persons with limited mobility.
Hippocampe” or “Multi-Activities Hippocampe”
The first wheelchair developed by Vipamat, it initially provided access
to beaches, swimming, and participating in water-related leisure
The Beach Hippocampe has received numerous awards, passed many
certification tests, and is now marketed throughout the world.
It is present on more than 200 beaches in France and abroad, accessible
at aid stations.
The Hippocampe also provides access to difficult terrain, hiking trails,
snowbound paths, winter sports resorts, facilitating promenades in
places inaccessible to standard wheelchairs.
An innovative pool wheelchair, it provides access to pools easing the
passage through showers and foot baths, allowing the user to avoid
transferring several times from a standard wheelchair to another seat,
and also avoiding hygienic problems related to operating a standard
wheelchair in “barefoot” areas.
You will find all the details and characteristics for this product in
our product catalogue