Boxing: Ready for action

Picture: Louise Barker

Picture: Louise Barker

SHAUN Jackson hopes the next seven weeks will be a major boost for his boxing career.

The Kings Billabong 17-year-old (pictured) will be jetting off to the United States this weekend to live, train and fight under Texas-based boxing coach Edmundo Macias, who runs a gym in Pflugerville, until early August.

The opportunity came about after Jackson went to the US on a student exchange and became acquainted with Macias.

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