March 26, 2019

The big events of the season have their own specific gravity; time is crushed, exponentially, on itself, until we find ourselves rudely deposited at race registration – bleary eyed, time travellers, not entirely sure where those last weeks of training and preparation w...

January 12, 2019

Kat Bulk and Alex Martin are teaming up together to race as Team Barracuda Kayaks at Red Bull Defiance.

These two serious athletes are well matched in skill and performance; but its the similarities in their sense of humour, a shared love of peanut butter, and their abi...

August 29, 2018

The Kathmandu Coast to Coast Tandem Teams Event is a popular and accessible option for those looking to compete in the iconic Kiwi multisport event.  

Teams of two complete the entire Coast to Coast course over two days together - they must stay within 50m of...

August 20, 2018


Kiwi adventurer Scott Donaldson arrives in New Plymouth after kayaking from Australia.

Kiwi adventurer Scott Donaldson talked of how he had to battle the wild Tasman Sea and overcome a tussle with a "frisky" shark to become the first person to k...

August 16, 2018

Back in June, Barracuda Kayaks Athlete Kat Bulk lined up at the start of the Åre Extreme Challenge, in Sweden.  Despite enduring a reasonably freshly cracked rib, Kat had a fantastic race, finishing 6th Elite Woman.  Barracuda Kayaks was stoked to support Kat in her dr...

March 15, 2018

Barracuda Kayaks Multisport Athlete Kat Bulk is featured in the latest issue of Mindfood Magazine.

Kat Bulk’s first sport of choice was mountain running: the steeper and more rugged the trail, the better. Now the 31-year-old survey technician has her sights on becoming...

February 4, 2018

Barracuda Kayaks is very proud to support Alex Martin from Queenstown, who has been paddling up a storm this season in her build up to Kathamandu Coast To Coast 2018.

Alex Martin - storming home into 4th place at 2017 Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Barracuda Kayaks recently ca...

January 23, 2018

It is pretty epic to podium alongside some of the biggest names in adventure sport, let alone when you are 17, but that is exactly what Oliver Thompson and Cameron Jones managed to achieve at Red Bull Defiance in Wanaka over the weekend.

Brutal heat and strong wind mad...

January 16, 2018

Kiwi Multisporter Kat Bulk shares some tips about getting more out of your Barracuda Kayak when you are racing.

If you are hiring a Barracuda Kayak forKathmandu Coast to Coast or racing in a Barracuda AR Duo at  Godzone Adventure Race or Red Bull Defiance, ensure t...

January 13, 2018

Leading New Zealand outdoor company, Barracuda Kayaks, has been involved with GODZone since Chapter 1 and this year has become the exclusive kayak sponsor. The Auckland based company is a world leader in lightweight plastic kayaks and has a long association with GODZon...

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