Jordan Romero and Mount Everest: motivating other kids

"He's trying to inspire kids to put down video games and go outside and set goals, big ones."

Katherine Blanc, resident of Big Bear, California, hometown of 13-year-old Jordan Romero. His achievement as the youngest person to scale Mount Everest adds to the debate about ambitious risky goals for people so young.

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