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Eights Week 2016: Saturday

On May 31, 2016, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Eights Week 2016: Saturday

Saturday of Eights was everything is was meant to be: warm, sunny, and exciting! The Jesus crews kicked it off again with a completely revamped Vikings crew trying to hold off a very strong St Anthony’s II. Unfortunately, despite the immense talent in the boat, “crew cohesion is worth something”…

Eights Week 2016: Friday

On May 27, 2016, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Eights Week 2016: Friday

JCBC had an entertaining performance down at the river today. In Men’s Division 7 and 6, The Vikings claimed the sandwich boat position with ease after a klaxon stopped racing as they passed by Donnigton Bridge. Unfortuantely, they were unable to bump into Division 6, and will be chased by a…

Eights Week 2016: Thursday

On May 26, 2016, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Eights Week 2016: Thursday

Today was a beautiful day on the river – the sun was out all day lifting the spirits of everyone down by the river. On the Women’s side both the First Eight and Second Eight managed a row over. The women’s First Eight will be looking to catch a falling…

Eights Week 2016: Wednesday

On May 26, 2016, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Eights Week 2016: Wednesday

The first day of bumps racing saw some strong performances across all of the divisions, but the day ended on a neutral note for JCBC. On the Men’s side, the First Eight rowed over in a very boring race near the top of Division 2, with Mansfield, Lincoln, and Jesus…

Eights Week 2016: Rowing On

On May 24, 2016, Posted by , In Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Valkyries,Vikings,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Eights Week 2016: Rowing On

The magic of Eights Week begun this past Friday, 20 May, with Rowing On. Rowing On is a time trial race for those boats not yet in the “fixed divisions” of Summer Eights. Jesus fielded two crews: the Women’s Second Eight, and a Men’s Fourth Eight – more commonly refereed to…

Senior women maintain their strong position at Oxford City Bumps 2016

On April 18, 2016, Posted by , In Oxford City Bumps,Regattas,Senior Women,W1,Women, With Comments Off on Senior women maintain their strong position at Oxford City Bumps 2016

Report by: Victoria Morris Trinity racing got off to a good start on Saturday of -1st, with the women entering a four in City Bumps. We knew it would be a tough day keeping the high place we achieved last year, and the weather certainly lived up to those expectations!…

Head of the River Race 2016

On March 30, 2016, Posted by , In Head of the River Race,M1,Men,Regattas, With Comments Off on Head of the River Race 2016

Report by: Andrew Everall Head of the River Race has become a regular event for Jesus M1 to compete in and this year was no exception. Sadly losing a rower in the run up to illness, the infamous James Yapp stepped in to add some experience to the crew. The…

Torpids 2016: Blades for W1 and M2!

On March 12, 2016, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Torpids,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Torpids 2016: Blades for W1 and M2!

Another Torpids campaign has come and gone, wrapping up an intense Hillary Term of training. Overall, the men and women of JCBC had a very successful bumps season: +4 for the men, and +2 for the women, for a total of +6 as a club. Now for a boat-by-boat analysis,…

Thames Rowing Camp 2016

On January 26, 2016, Posted by , In Cadwallader Club,Men,Training,Women, With Comments Off on Thames Rowing Camp 2016

Report By: Damien Frost For as long as I have been a rower at Jesus, we have been fortunate enough to be able to train on the Tideway in London during 0th week of Hillary Term. This is all thanks to the support from the Cadwalldaer Club, who organizes the event, and…

Christ Church Regatta

On January 26, 2016, Posted by , In Christ Church,Men,Novice Men,Novice Women,Regattas,Women, With Comments Off on Christ Church Regatta

The Novice’s dream: The Chrich Church Regatta. Three Jesus crews took to the Isis in this year’s penultimate event for Novices. Here is what they had to say: W1 Report By: Marianne Tay Christ Church Regatta taught me a few things about rowing. Firstly that your lips will turn blue if you…

Autumn 4s

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In Autumn 4s,Men,Regattas,Senior Men, With Comments Off on Autumn 4s

Report by: Damien Frost The senior men entered their first regatta of the year, Autumn 4s this past Sunday, Nov 15th. The format of Autumn 4s is a side-by-side elimination race on the same course used for the Nephthys Regatta and Christ Church Regatta. Coach Danko put together two “bold” entries:…

Head of the River Fours

On November 7, 2015, Posted by , In Head of the River Fours,Regattas,Senior Women,W1,Women, With Comments Off on Head of the River Fours

Report by: Chloe Huttner Two Jesus members competed in a composite crew at Fours Head of the River 2015. Lucy Harris and Chloe Huttner entered an IM2 women’s four along the 6.8km tideway course. Despite some horrendous conditions-heavy rain and 40mph wind gusts, the race went ahead and the girls,…

IWL A

On November 1, 2015, Posted by , In Isis Winter League,M1,Men,Regattas,W1,Women, With Comments Off on IWL A

Report by: Chloe Huttner and Damien Frost The Isis Winter League kicked-off this year with IWL A, on the 1st of November. IWL is a 1.5 km time trial, down the same stretch of the Isis used for bumps racing. Although not every College enters these races, the seniors of…

Novice Taster Session

On October 10, 2015, Posted by , In Men,Novice Men,Novice Women,Training,Women, With Comments Off on Novice Taster Session

Report by: Keir Bowater On Friday and Saturday of Freshers’ Week, enthusiastic novices turned up to the boathouse, to learn the fundamentals of rowing, both on the machines and on the water. There was a very strong presence from both the JCR and MCR, which will hopefully lead to many…

JCBC Oxford to London Row 2015

On October 1, 2015, Posted by , In Cadwallader Club,Fundraising, With Comments Off on JCBC Oxford to London Row 2015

Report by: Chloe Huttner On 21st-24th September, 14 male and female rowers set out on a 185km journey along the Thames from Jesus College Boathouse, Oxford all the way to Thames Rowing Club, Putney. We aimed to raise funds to contribute towards coaching costs, and of course, to have some fun along the…

Welcome to the 2015/16 JCBC Committee!

On June 1, 2015, Posted by , In Committee, With Comments Off on Welcome to the 2015/16 JCBC Committee!

The 2015/16 JCBC Committee has been elected! It’s a veritable mix of the Jesus College community: veteran rowers, freshers, JCRs and MCRs. We are looking forward to a great year with Chloe Huttner as our ship’s captain (The President). For all of the committee positions and contact information, please check…

CORC Blades for JCBC Women!

On April 19, 2015, Posted by , In Oxford City Bumps,Regattas,Women, With Comments Off on CORC Blades for JCBC Women!

Report by: Chloe Huttner Over the Easter vac, the women displayed some keen rowing commitment-outings of mixed boats, some serious sculling and even a race in Turkey. To put it to the test we entered a four at Oxford City Bumps, against the likes of CORC and Abingdon. Our scratch…