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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…

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,…

A Term Without Rowing

On March 20, 2014, Posted by , In Men,Regattas,Torpids,Women, With Comments Off on A Term Without Rowing

Unless you’ve spent the last few months on a different continent, you will have noticed that we had a lot of rain this winter. Torpids was cancelled outright, and the water reached it’s highest peak since 2006, at 43 inches above green-flag conditions. The river cruelly returned amber flag on…