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João Matias: first professional wheelchair model in Portugal

João Mathias is not an ordinary küschall wheelchair user from Portugal. The küschall ambassador in his country, Portugal, he is also a professional wheelchair model.

João Matias, 26 years old, is the first professional wheelchair model of Portugal, his native country. Aside from this job, João helps young models become famous through his work as a broker of the Fado Models Agency, which is located in Lisbon (Portugal).

Paraplegic due to spina bifida, João uses a küschall K-Series in his daily life. The high number of settings, options and accessories available on his wheelchair lets him find the best positioning for himself. To do so, he keeps the weight of his wheelchair as low as possible and benefits from the maximum of comfort in each of his activities (photo shoots, fashion shows and TV shows).

As a model it is important for João to convey emotion to others, so attracting the attention of as many people as possible, especially during fashion shows, is essential. The CPS lemon which is applied to different elements of his wheelchair helps him to achieve this goal as it acts as an eye catcher.

As his success can be a source of inspiration for others, João decided to take part in an autobiographical movie called “Born to fly”, to be released at the end of 2013.

You can follow his activities on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/sir.rodinhas

More news about João soon!

February 18, 2016

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