SideStix Wins Big at 2011 da Vinci Awards

SideStix is excited to announce that it has been awarded not one, but two awards at this year's MS Society da Vinci Awards Ceremony. The Awards recognize SideStix Forearm Crutches as being a leader in innovation in adaptive mobility and transportation technology.

With the help of you, our loyal fans, we were able to bring in enough YouTube video votes to beat out seventeen competitors. This included entries from both GMC and MIT. The winner of the Leo (People's Choice) Award is based solely on fan votes, making us this year's winner by a large margin. Below is Sarah and Kerith's acceptance speech which was shown live at the award ceremonies.

If winning the Da Vinci Leo Award wasn't exciting enough, SideStix also had the honour of receiving a da Vinci Award in the Transportation and Mobility category. An impartial panel of expert judges representing the technology and disability communities selected the finalists and da Vinci Award winners in each category. Below is the video played at the ceremony of Sarah and Kerith with our video's film maker, Veronica Alice, accepting the award.

We want to thank our fans and user's most of all for the support which allowed us to take home the Leo Award. We would also like to thank the disability community for recognizing the worth of our innovations. Finally, we would like to again thank the MS Society of Michigan for holding the da Vinci Awards to recognize innovation in areas which truly improve the quality of life for people living with disability.

Keep your eyes and ears open for more news from SideStix Ventures. With your continued support we are moving closer to our goal of providing the best forearm crutches allowing our users to remain comfortable, active and healthy!


Source:

http://sidestix.com/sidestix-takes-home-awards-for-innovation-in-high-quality-forearm-crutches/

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