Five time Paralympian, and Captain of the Australian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team
Sporting hero Brad Ness has never let anything stand in his way of achieving. As captain of the Australian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team, Brad has combined his passion and education of sport.
Suffering a workplace accident at 18 which made him a below the knee amputee, Brad now travels the world to inspire people with his incredible attitude towards life.
Boasting an array of life highlights, Brad has carried the flag for the Australian Paralympic team at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, been the Captain of the Australian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team, won a Gold medal at the Beijing Paralympic Games, represented the Australian government at the European Training Sport Centre in Italy, met the Dalai Lama, as well as played basketball across the globe.
Through his life experiences, Brad has developed an awareness of occupational health and safety practices in the workplace, and as a speaker he helps his audience understand the importance of safety practices, as well as how to best achieve them. He is able to present such concepts to different company requirements, ensuring he motivates staff to achieve vest practise within the workplace. In his presentations, Brad touches on the subjects of workplace safety, culture change, managing risk, motivation, inclusivity, achieving goals, and mentoring.
Brad brings his unique, fresh perspective to any event or function, delighting audiences and inspiring them with his story.