Technology that wins

Since its beginning in 1986, Top End has produced medal-winning, performance wheelchairs for the best athletes in the world – so let us build one for you!

Top End was founded in 1986 by George Murray and Chris Peterson.  The pairs passion to design and manufacture sport specific wheelchairs have ensured countless people are able to follow their dreams to be active and competitive after a life changing accident or disease.

In 1988, Top End added custom everyday wheelchairs and basketball wheelchairs chairs to its portfolio.

Helping customers to stay fit and by many of the teams experiences, in 1992, Top End produced the first sport specific tennis chair, earning multiple patents with his pioneering three-wheel design. Since then, many of the product innovations and enhancements come from athlete and consumer input which Peterson incorporates into functional designs. This consumer-driven product enhancement put Top End on top and has kept it there since.

 

In 1993, Top End became a part of Invacare Corporation of Elyria, OH, the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of medical products which promote recovery and active lifestyles for people requiring home and other non-acute health care. This partnership helped fill a niche for Invacare by giving them a sports and recreation product line and engineering collaboration. With Invacare’s support with product testing, engineering, documentation and production has helped Top End to manufacture the best possible products in the world.