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Torpids 2017-Day 3

On March 6, 2017, Posted by , In Torpids,Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 3

Friday promised to be a truly memorable day for JCBC, with the potential for both W1 and M1 to enter Women’s Division 1 and Men’s Division 1 respectively. Despite none of the other 4 Jesus crews being in contention for blades, all the crews were still motivated to keep rising…

Torpids 2017-Day 2

On March 2, 2017, Posted by , In Torpids, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 2

Though the weather looked up today, though the prospect of quintuple blades was slowly diminished, with 3 out of the 6 crews bumping. Jesus principal Nigel Shadbolt also made a showing to cheer on the Jesus contingent, joining in with the classic “JEEEEEEESUUUUS” chanting. Men’s Division 6 saw M3 overbump…

Torpids 2017-Day 1

On March 2, 2017, Posted by , In Torpids, With Comments Off on Torpids 2017-Day 1

A miserable day confronted the oarsmen/women of JCBC on the first day of Torpids. Though wind wasn’t a major issue, throughout most of the day, rainfall blighted the river. Nonetheless, Jesus excelled, with 5 out of 6 crews bumping! Here is a summary of the first days action: Both Jesus…

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…

Christchurch Regatta 2016

On January 27, 2017, Posted by , In Christ Church, With Comments Off on Christchurch Regatta 2016

We would like to begin this post by apologising for the lack of news regarding the boat club over the past few months. We have had some IT issues which thankfully have been resolved, so updates should hopefully be more prompt from now on! The big event of Michaelmas Term…

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,…

Autumn Fours 2016

On November 22, 2016, Posted by , In Autumn 4s,Autumn Fours,Regattas,Senior Women, With Comments Off on Autumn Fours 2016

Autumn Fours – 23/10/16 The Jesus women started off their racing season well on Sunday, entering two boats for Autumn Fours. Racing got underway as novices put in hard work on the ergs. The women’s A boat got through it’s first round race, beating Brasenose’s A boat by a few…

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,…

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…

Nepthys Regatta

On November 24, 2015, Posted by , In Nephthys,Regattas, With Comments Off on Nepthys Regatta

  Friday- senior racing The women were squared up against Baliol for thier first 3 races, and beat them thorougly every time. The second race in the four against Balliol A was a particular highlight-the technical work over the term paid off. The eight lost their second race against New…

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…