WATCH: Lilywhite Lightning Eric Donovan’s supreme skipping skills

Skipping is a staple of every boxer’s training.

It gets the blood flowing, it helps shed the pounds, and keeps the feet light.

Lilywhite Lightning Eric Donovan [3(2)-0] however makes it an absolute art form.

The Kildare featherweight is currently training for his biggest fight to date on the Saturday May 27th ‘Celtic Clash 2’ card at the National Stadium date.

The former Elite amateur recording a quick video of him with the rope, and it makes for impressive viewing.

Watch Eric Donovan’s silky skipping skills below:

Also set to fight next month on the card are Jake Hanney, Stephen Carroll, James Tennyson, Jay Byrne, Gerard Whitehouse, Sean Creagh, Allan Phelan, Vladimir Belujsky, Carl McDonald, Lynn Harvey, John Joyce, Liam Gaynor, Regan Buckley, and Keane McMahon.

Tickets for ‘Celtic Clash 2: The Rising’ are priced at €15 (Under 15s), €30, €40, €45, and €55 (Premium), and are available from the boxers involved.

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie