Stories

Stories

John's OB art rehabilitation

John's OB art rehabilitation

John has been reflecting back on his course in 1994 and combining his OB learnings with his art talent as a form of rehabilitation from his previous addictions.  Read more

Harsha's Hitch for Hope

Harsha's Hitch for Hope

OB alumni Harsha Guntakala hitchhiked the length of NZ with 5 others to raise funds for mental health. Together they raised nearly $60k! He shares how OB inspired him to fundraise for this important cause. Read more

Sid's Tribute to Cobham 678

Sid's Tribute to Cobham 678

Classic alumni Sid Malhi from Auckland blew us away with her ‘tribute to Cobham 678’ video. If you’ve done a Classic course – this is going to bring back all the feels. Read more

Sadness at the passing of our Patron Sir David Levene

Sadness at the passing of our Patron Sir David Levene

It is with a huge amount of sadness that we share the news that our Patron Sir David Levene has passed away, aged 92. Read more

Inspiring Alumni - Kimberley Wallace

Inspiring Alumni - Kimberley Wallace

We catch up with alumni Billy Wallace whose life choices have been defined by her 21 day OB journey in 1995. Home for Billy is currently on Macquarie Island where she works for the Australian Antarctic Division as a Survival Training Instructor. Read more

Inspiring Alumni - Arthur Tompkins

Inspiring Alumni - Arthur Tompkins

Arthur Tompkins clearly doesn’t do things by halves: a district court judge, art crime specialist and eight-time Coast to Coast competitor, it's no surprise that he has also completed three OB courses over 40 years! Read more

PLUS EST EN VOUS – There is more in you

PLUS EST EN VOUS – There is more in you

How do you describe what ‘there is more in you’ means to someone who has never heard of Outward Bound? Explaining to family and friends what it means and indeed what an OB course is even about, can be hard. Enter 18 yr old Jacob Gates, Batten 673. Read more