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IWL D

On February 5, 2017, Posted by , In Isis Winter League,M1,M2, With Comments Off on IWL D

No-one knew whether the fourth installment of the Isis Winter League would take place until a few hours before it was due to begin. The river had been on red flag for just under a week, meaning no crews were allowed to do outings. It was eventually decided that, despite…

Nephthys Regatta 2016

On November 22, 2016, Posted by , In Men,Nephthys,Novice Men,Novice Women,Senior Men,Senior Women,Women, With Comments Off on Nephthys Regatta 2016

Nephthys Regatta 2016 – 21/11/16 JCBC has had an enormously successful Nephthys Regatta this year. Both the senior women’s four and men’s eight fought against extremely experienced Wolfson crews in the final, but some excellent rowing by all gave Jesus victories on both sides. The novices also did very well,…

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…

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:…

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…

Jesus 3rd in IWL A

On November 26, 2014, Posted by , In Isis Winter League,Men,Regattas, With Comments Off on Jesus 3rd in IWL A

The senior men’s 8 have been making physiological and technical gains all term under the guidance of new coach Alex Bostrom. Their first chance to test themselves under racing conditions came at IWL. In what was a scratch crew, Jesus finished just 5 seconds slower than Balliol and in 3rd…

Jesus WIN at Nephthys!

On November 26, 2014, Posted by , In Men,Nephthys,Novice Men,Novice Women,Regattas,Senior Women,Women, With Comments Off on Jesus WIN at Nephthys!

Jesus entered a W4 alongside 2 novice men’s 8s and 2 novice women’s 8s. With much hype following last years NM1 victory at the regatta there was much expectation. Happily, the senior W4 brought home their first regatta victory of the year in some terrible conditions.

Blades for M2!

On June 1, 2014, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Valkyries,W1,W2, With Comments Off on Blades for M2!

M2 finished their week with another easy bump, this time against Worcester, to gain blades. Once again they did not have to row past the gut, so were still fresh for their celebrations. Elsewhere, W1 had a solid row over, keeping well away from St. Annes. M1 had a tougher…

Summer VIIIs Day Three

On May 30, 2014, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Valkyries,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Summer VIIIs Day Three

It’s been another thrilling day at the boathouse: W2 were bumped by St. Hughs II. They will be evading Green Templeton tomorrow, who are looking for blades. The Valkyries bumped Brasnose, and look set to give spoons to Worcester tomorrow. M3 were finally able to pump Pembroke, and will get…

Summer VIIIs Day Two

On May 29, 2014, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Valkyries,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Summer VIIIs Day Two

Today started with W2 and the Valkyries keen to get bumping. Unfortunately W2 suffered a crab which lead to them getting bumped by Somerville. The Valkyries were able to cruise off ahead and bump Queens. Soon after, M3 went off to make up the bump they were so cruelly denied…

Summer VIIIs Day One

On May 28, 2014, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Valkyries,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Summer VIIIs Day One

Day One began with W2 and the Valkyries racing next to each other in Women’s division V. Although briefly closing on each other, both crews rowed over as the rest of the division bumped out. M3 (complete with some Vikings) blitzed off the start of Men’s division V, and closed…