Paralympian Brad Ness to share skills at Mandurah Wheelchair Basketball program

 Brad Ness competing against the United States. Picture: Australian Paralympic Committee.
Brad Ness competing against the United States. Picture: Australian Paralympic Committee.

AUSTRALIAN wheelchair basketball Paralympian Brad Ness will be at a skills clinic as part of a Wheelchair Basketball seven-week program in Mandurah.

Ness will attend the clinic on the first week of the program for participants to learn the rules and develop their skills.

The program is open to everyone and wheelchairs will be provided, including for children.

Weelchair basketball. Photo by Getty Images.

Following a successful come-and-try day, the program was made possible through a partnership between Mandurah Basketball Association, the City of Mandurah, the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Basketball WA, Rebound WA and the Department of Communities.

Local referees from the Mandurah Basketball Association will be mentored by Basketball WA through the program.

Basketball WA members will support local coaches or parents interested in coaching wheelchair basketball.

The cost is $60.

WHAT: Wheelchair Basketball

WHERE: Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre

WHEN: January 30 to March 13, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

CONTACT: email leanne.peebles@dlgsc.wa.gov.au or call 9550 3193