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Meet the LeBron James of Weightlifting: The 16 Project

Tucked away in a small gym in Beaufort, South Carolina, a young weightlifting phenom trains day in and day out.

by VICE Sports
Oct 31 2017, 5:19pm

Considered by many to be the future of USA Weightlifting, CJ Cummings is working to end the U.S.'s 33-year medal drought in men's weightlifting. He's broken over 45 weightlifting records in a sport where most men don't peak until their late 20s or early 30s, and he's only 16 years old.

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