His name is Jake Schellenschlager, and he's a mere 14 years of age, yet he is fast becoming weightlifting's premiere stars. But already his efforts have caught the attention of a lot of naysayers who tout that he'll do a lot of harm by lifting too much at such a young age.

I'm no expert in things such as lifting weights, and I've ruined a couple of knees running and racing all over the state of Maine, but I can safely say that if he's got the right trainers he'll be just fine.

What do you think? Here's the story on Yahoo: