Bridie Kean is an Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketball dual medallist. She was captain of the Australian Gliders wheelchair basketball team and led the squad to a silver medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Bridie was a member of the bronze medal winning team in the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. During her international career (2008 - 2015) she received a full athletic scholarship to play collegiate basketball at the University of Illinois (2008 - 2011). She was also the first Australian female to play professionally for in the German National League where she won a National Championship with HSV Hamburg Damen (2013). She has won two National Championship titles in the Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League in Australia (2014 and 2017).
Bridie is undertaking a PhD at USC and is a research scholar at Queensland Academy of Sport Centre of Excellence for Applied Sport Science Research (QAS).