TikTok user Liv Tone Lind took the electric, all terrain quadbike out into the woods for a test ride with her service dog
Norwegian quadbike brand and LEVA-EU member, Exotek, made an appearance on national TV news as their Exoquad electric wheelchair was put through its paces by TikTok user Liv Tone Lind. The 50 year old posts details of her everyday life with limited mobility, and her service dog Hippi, on her channel MyHippiDog.
Lind’s test ride featured not only on the TV news but also in an online article. There she told TV2 how she had not been out to enjoy a nature trail in over 10 years. As she navigated the rough and wooded terrain, with Hippi in tow, she shared:
“The right to get out into the woods and fields – that’s the only thing I miss!…What a feeling, it’s absolutely insane!”, adding “This is absolutely fantastic!…I just have to have that chair, because that freedom means so much!”
Eelco Van WeerdhuizenEelco Van Weerdhuizen, CEO/Co-owner at Exotek, shared the news clip on LinkedIn, saying
“Fantastic to see an enormous positivity despite an extremely difficult situation. Liv Tone is a true example for many!”
The makers write that Exoquad was made to be a tool for reclaiming outdoor inclusion and personal freedom. Their products are first and foremost intended for people with some degree of reduced gait function, but can be used by anyone, including people without mobility impairments.
Exotek is Norwegian company founded in 2020 by Mattias Storvestre and Sigurd Groven. The intention was to develop an electric all-terrain vehicle for the mobility impaired. The brand is on a mission to bring nature and people back together.