Stories

Stories

Sarah Walker - BMX Silver Medal winner and Outward Bound alumna

Sarah Walker - BMX Silver Medal winner and Outward Bound alumna

Sarah Walker discusses her passion for BMX and how her experience at Outward Bound aided her in her Olympic dreams. Read more

James shares his Professional Course experience

James shares his Professional Course experience

James' Professional Development Course showed him the importance of stepping back and letting others take responsibility. Read more

From Anakiwa to the Atlantic

From Anakiwa to the Atlantic

Kris Ward, Batten 602, was awarded a scholarship for a Classic course in 2015. Two and a half years on, he's smashed the goals he set on his course and is currently sailing across the Atlantic living his dream! Read more

Meet our facilitator Kathy Tracey

Meet our facilitator Kathy Tracey

OB Professional facilitator Kathy Tracey gives us her thoughts on what it takes to be epic leader Read more

Mike and Emma's Leaps & Bounds Experience

Mike and Emma's Leaps & Bounds Experience

Mike and his 14-year-old daughter Emma embarked on a Leaps & Bounds adventure, the Outward Bound course for parents and teens. Read more

Karens not slowing down anytime soon

Karens not slowing down anytime soon

Karen Tills took on an Outward Bound Masters course for her 50th birthday. Now she’s turning 60 and is heading to the high and remote Himalayan valleys. Read more

Tortuga Launch

Tortuga Launch

With nearly 1,800 people coming through Anakiwa each year, it's essential that all of our life saving equipment is fully equipped and ready to rock in the rare case of an emergency. With our Matakana launch getting near retirement, we're reaching out for a new Tortuga launch to keep our students safe at sea. Read more