In the season finale, the remaining athletes fight to beat veteran Brent Steffensen's record and make it to Stage 4.
Finalists tackle Stage Two at Mt. Midoriyama with six troubling obstacles.
Only the toughest athletes out of the 60 that compete in Stage 1 will move on to Stage 2.
It's the second half of stage one of the National Finals! Athletes from across the country meet in America's playground, Las Vegas, for the fiercest competition yet. Hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila follow 60 contestants racing to be the next America Ninja Warrior. Contenders will be tested in strength, endurance and strategy to move on to the second stage of the National Finals in hopes of winning 500,000 dollars! The obstacles show no mercy, as no American has ever conquered the entire course. Check it out!
85 athletes take on 23 obstacles on 4 stages in Las Vegas' Mount Midoriyama for a chance to be the first American Ninja Warrior. However, it's not going to be an easy task. On stage one, the Jumping Spider will give every competitor trouble. They need to keep their focus in order to get through the obstacle. Adam Grossman, an engineer, comes close to touching the water--but does he make it through the Jumping Spider? Then, 29-year-old Philadelphia artist Travis Weinand takes his chance at the course, but when the clock starts to wind down, can he rush to finish? Also, a rookie moves through stage one like he is a professional.
The top 30 competitors are matched up against each other in part two of the Denver finals. Plus, will the athletes face their demise when they tackle The Grip Hang?
Travel back to Denver where the top 30 competitors once again tackle The Grip Hang.
The second half of the Miami finals kick off.
Travel back to Miami for the first half of the finals course.
The second half of the Baltimore, Maryland finals kick off where competitors tackle ten obstacles, including brand new obstacles the Rumbling Dice and Body Prop. There are 30 athletes that passed through the qualifying course and will have to prove themselves once again in order to earn a trip to Las Vegas. Find out if 25-year-old children's performer Jamie Rahn, also known as Captain NBC, has enough grip strength and a fan base to get him through the course. Also, 26-year-old rookie and weatherman Joe Moravsky starts out through the course very quickly--but is he seasoned enough to finish? Lastly, rookie and younger brother of a veteran competitor, Brian Wilczewski, tries to show everyone that he is better than his brother!
Baltimore finals kick off where competitors tackle ten obstacles including the Rumbling Dice and Body Prop.
In the second half of the Venice Finals, only the top finalist will continue to move on to Vegas. The first female to compete in the Venice semi-finals, Jessie Graff hopes that her stuntwoman skills will lead her to Vegas. Then, 26-year-old Lance Pekus, a rancher from Idaho looks to make the finals as well--but will his cowboy hat be his lucky accessory or will it be a distraction? Plus, former gymnast JB Douglas takes to the course to see if he can put his talents to good use. He also has an inspirational story on how he helps kids. Find out if that inspiration transcends into his sprint to the finish line!
Venice finals kick off with the return of the dreaded Salmon Ladder. The infamous climbing obstacle has dashed the hopes of countless competitors with its emphasis on upper-body strength, hand-eye coordination and pin-point muscle control. In addition, brand new obstacles The Rope Maze, The Cliffhanger and Spider Climb have been added to confound veterans and newbies alike in a hellacious remake of the Venice course. However, several strong competitors have advanced including "American Ninja Warrior" legend David Campbell, tuxedo Speedo-wearing Dan Mast and the fleet-footed Jesse La Flair. Just one run stands between four-time finalist Campbell and his opponents from reaching Las Vegas and Mt. Midoriyama. See who has what it takes to scale The Spider Climb and continue their dream!
The fourth and final qualifying round, held in Denver, Colorado, comes to a close! In the second half of Denver's tryouts, competitors continue to face six obstacles, four of which are new this year, as well as the threat of thin air.
The fourth and final qualifying round, held in Denver, Colorado, features the highest elevation to date! Competitors are challenged with six obstacles, four of which are new this year, as well as the threat of thin air. Some of the best skiiers and rock climbers reside in Denver, making this a competitive region. In the first half of Denvers tryouts, we see 2 female athletes try their luck--including one Olympic gymnast! Also, don't miss veteran Paul Kasemir's stunning performance on the course.
The qualifying round in Miami continues as competitors struggle to tackle the four brand new obstacles in the course--the Utility Pole Slider, the Balance Bridge, the Slider Jump and the Monkey Peg.