Your 2020 American Ninja Warrior holiday gift guide

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Wondering what to buy for the Ninja Warrior fan in your life? We’ve got you covered. Ahhh, the holidays. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re here once again. It’s stressful, we get it. To that end, we want to help you out. Got an American Ninja Warrior fan on your gift list? Here are a few ideas on what you can grab for that aspiring Ninja, young or old. Official American Ninja Warrior merch from the NBC store They have it all over here. Kids clothes, adults clothes, games, and even items you can customize with the name […]

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Which Ninjas do you follow on social media and how do they inspire you with their posts?

Elizabeth Morris/NBC We want to know which Ninjas motivate you with their content. Yup, almost all of us possess the bad habit of living vicariously through other people’s social media posts. But sometimes, those posts are the pickup your day needs, or the motivation you need to get something done. We were wondering… Which Ninjas do you follow on social media and how do they inspire you with their posts? Who do you follow from American Ninja Warrior? Why do you enjoy their content? What do you like seeing from them? Let us know in the comment section below and […]

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Applying to be on American Ninja Warrior? Here’s what you need to know.

Elizabeth Morris/NBC We’ve talked to the casting team and the executive producers to find out how you can have your best shot at the course. American Ninja Warrior is taking submissions for season 13 right NOW and the time frame to apply is shorter than ever. You only have until December 14 to throw your hat in the ring. The show is eyeing the idea of filming all of the Qualifiers in the springtime, so there’s going to be a tight turn around this year. One topic we’re asked about ALL the time is how one goes about getting on […]

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Vote for your favorite episode of season 12

Elizabeth Morris/NBC We’ll use your votes to rank all the episodes by popularity. Usually, around this time of the year, we put together a list of our favorite episodes from the past season of American Ninja Warrior. This year, we want you to do it. Help us rank your favorites episodes of season 12! Here’s how it will work. Below, we’ve listed out the episodes and provided a little reminder of what took place in each one. Under that, you’ll find a poll with all the episodes. Vote for your favorite episode. When we organize the results, the episode with […]

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20 women have made it up the Warped Wall in Ninja Warrior’s 12 seasons

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Here are all 20 women to defeat the Warped Wall to date with videos of the runs. To date, 20 women have defeated the Warped Wall on American Ninja Warrior and we’re here to celebrate all of them! First, let’s get something out of the way. This post was inspired by the collage @NinjaWarrior_Fan created on Instagram. Look at it. Soak in all the power and glory of these Ninja Warriors. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ninja Warrior (@ninjawarrior_fan) We gazed at that image for quite some time, reliving the memory of watching those […]

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American Ninja Warrior opens casting for season 13

Elizabeth Morris/NBC You have until December 14 to apply. Whether you have Ninja dreams, or you’re a seasoned veteran, it’s time to warm up your camera skills. American Ninja Warrior has opened casting for season 13. You have until December 14th, 2020 by 11:59pm (PST) to submit your application. That’s only three weeks away! The application consists of a questionnaire and a video submission. The goal of the video is to share your personality and story with the production team, as well as show off your ability to beat the course! We have some advice and direction from the casting […]

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Vote: ‘Love or leave’ every single one of season 12’s new obstacles

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Give us your opinion on season 12’s 11 new obstacles. American Ninja Warrior debuted 11 new obstacles in season 12. The new challenges ranged from balance obstacles to grueling upper body gauntlets. One, the season 11 Obstacle Design Challenge Winner, was even designed by another Ninja, Josh Norton. Now that we’ve had a chance to see all the new obstacles in action over the Qualifiers, Semi-Finals, and Finals, let’s hear it! For each new obstacle, tell us do you love it or would you leave it? Do you like it on the course? Do you think it should […]

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Only three Ninjas beat the Mega Wall during season 12

Elizabeth Morris/NBC 16 Ninjas attempted the 18-foot Mega Wall. Three reached the buzzer. Season 12 of American Ninja Warrior had the lowest number of Mega Wall attempts and completions compared to any other season that has included the 18-foot tall sixth obstacle. This season, we saw 16 Ninjas attempt the Mega Wall, with only three of them reaching the buzzer. In season 10, 42 Ninjas attempted the Mega Wall, with six completions: Daniel Gil, Adam Rayl, Nick Hanson, Ryan Stratis, Chris Wilczewski, and Najee Richardson. In season 11, 29 Ninjas attempted the Mega Wall across Atlanta, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, […]

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5 moments from season 12 that will make you smile today

Elizabeth Morris/NBC A few of our favorite moments from the most recent season! American Ninja Warrior has wrapped up season 12. The holidays are right around the corner. It’s 2020. Things are just stressful right now for… just about everyone. With that in mind, we just wanted to bring a smile to your day. Here are five moments from season 12 of American Ninja Warrior that never fail to bring some extra cheer to us! 1) Ashley McConville’s first buzzer Ashley wasn’t a rookie on season 12, but viewers might have thought that. Her run in Atlanta during season 11 […]

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New photos show another angle on season 12

Elizabeth Morris/NBC Take one more look at some big moments from the year. If you’re an American Ninja Warrior super-fan like us, you’ve already watched every video that’s out there, and you’ve studied every photo that’s been released. Things happen so fast on the course. It’s nice to be able to study how things happened. We have a few more photos for you to stare down! The photos, which weren’t previously posted by NBC, offer one more angle on the action of season 12. You can see the emotion and grit on the competitor’s faces. You can appreciate the moment […]

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