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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:…

Welcome Novices!

On November 10, 2015, Posted by , In Training, With Comments Off on Welcome Novices!

After splashing around at the taster sessions, we’re pleased to say we have two men’s novice eights, and one women’s eight, training for Christchurch. Not only that, but we have several novice coxes entering the world of JCBC. The women’s cox, Jo, is making good progress with the women’s senior…

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…

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 Runners-up At Autumn 4s

On November 26, 2014, Posted by , In Autumn 4s,Regattas,Women, With Comments Off on Jesus Runners-up At Autumn 4s

In their first regatta of the term, the senior W4 managed an impressive runners-up boding well for the year ahead!

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.

Sponsorship

On July 10, 2014, Posted by , In Committee, With Comments Off on Sponsorship

Jesus College Boat Club is currently looking for a sponsor for the upcoming season and hopefully beyond. With our 200th anniversary coming up and our large membership we are well placed to offer great exposure to our sponsor in the Oxford graduate recruitment market. For more information about what we…

JCBC Committee 2014/15

On June 5, 2014, Posted by , In Committee, With Comments Off on JCBC Committee 2014/15

Like a beautiful butterfly emerging from its chrysalis, the brand new JCBC Committee for 2014/15 has been appointed, ready to flutter its majestic wings. They are: President: Hugo Manson                                                                                         (*protected email*) Men’s Captain: Jon Hubbert                                                                                   (*protected email*) Women’s Captain: Chloe Huttner                                                                         (*protected email*) Men’s Vice-Captain: Andy Everall Women’s Vice Captain: Mairi…

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…

Summer VIIIs approaches

On May 24, 2014, Posted by , In M1,M2,M3,Men,Regattas,Summer 8s,Valkyries,Vikings,W1,W2,Women, With Comments Off on Summer VIIIs approaches

We are finally here, the biggest event of the JCBC calandar. Summer VIIIs. This year, JCBC will be looking to make this event bigger than ever. We will be looking to benefit from our increased professional training and the men’s new boat (which will be named on Saturday). We will…

Head Of The River Race 2014

On March 30, 2014, Posted by , In Head of the River Race,Men,Regattas,Senior Men, With Comments Off on Head Of The River Race 2014

After all the crews were on the water, ninety crews had started, the race was cancelled! Despite this, we still had enough news to merit a full report. You can see it here.

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…