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Michael Testa, 7, Called Pizza-Tossing Prodigy (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 04/ 4/2012 4:03 pm Updated: 04/ 5/2012 10:23 am

Pizza Tosser

Seven-year-old Michael Testa clearly didn't listen to his parents when they said not to play with food. He's not a veggie squasher, though, and he isn't making faces in his pancakes -- Michael spins pizzas with his dad, Carmine, who owns Carmine's Pizza Factory in Jersey City. His skills make him arguably the coolest 7-year-old chef ever. Dad told NJ.com that Michael is "a natural" and his son learned more in two months than he did in 20 years (he, too, worked at a pizzeria with his father).

Michael's talent might make the family money, too. NJ.com reports that "some sponsored pizza throwers can earn up to $250,000 a year from competitions". He estimates that he'll start competing when he's 11, will become sponsored a few years later and will take over dad's pizzeria by age 15.

For now, Michael is busy teaching his little brother, Nicholas, to pizza toss -- and entertaining the interwebs, of course.

Via Gothamist

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