The top 10 American Ninja Warrior Nation articles from 2019

Here are the 10 most popular articles from ANWN in 2019. As 2019 winds down, we’ve been thinking about what a great year it’s been for American Ninja Warrior. More competitors than ever made it to Stage Three (21!) and we saw a Champion crowned. Since the show aired, there have been babies born, engagements and weddings, and plenty of Ninja fun! But when it comes to American Ninja Warrior Nation, what were the articles that you just couldn’t get enough of? 1. Season 11 locations and taping dates Unsurprisingly, readers can’t wait to find out when and where the […]

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Looking back at a few epic American Ninja Warrior firsts

Photo By: David Becker/NBC/BCU Photo Bank As the decade comes to an end, here are a few of the moments we’ll never forget. As we’re closing out the decade, we thought it would be fun on this last #ThrowbackThursday of 2019 to look back at some of the incredible American Ninja Warrior firsts that have happened over the 11 seasons so far. How many of these did you see? Kacy Catanzaro became the first woman to beat the Warped Wall in season 6: View this post on Instagram [ expand to read all ] Kacy Catanzaro shout out! Here’s a […]

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Nick Hanson talks about how he’s grown as a person and competitor in his season 10 submission video

Photo By: David Becker/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images The Eskimo Ninja is sharing his submission videos on Instagram. We first saw Nick Hanson, the Eskimo Ninja, on season 7 of American Ninja Warrior. Placing 31st overall, Nick missed out on City Finals. But he came back stronger the next season, clearing the City Finals and making it to National Finals. In season 9, Nick hit the buzzer in Stage One. In Nick’s season 10 submission video, the Alaska native talks about how he’s grow as a person, a competitor, and a motivational speaker. Check it out: […]

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What’s your favorite Ninja Warrior moment from 2019?

Photo by: Matthew Hayward/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images There are so many to choose from! Season 11 of American Ninja Warrior was pretty great. Besides Drew Drechsel winning it all, there were amazing saves, record-breaking runs, and plenty of new faces breaking onto the scene. When we asked this question on Instagram, fans recalled some of their favorite memories: What was a moment from season 11 that you’ll never forget? https://www.americanninjawarriornation.com/2019/12/24/21029029/whats-your-favorite-ninja-warrior-moment-from-2019

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#TrainingTuesday: Tips for Junior American Ninja Warriors

Photo by: Eddy Chen/Universal Kids/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images If you’ve got an American Ninja Warrior-in-training, this video is a must-see. It’s just over a minute long, but is packed with tips for kids who want to be on ANW Junior or who hope to be on ANW someday. A few of the top tips include: Keep training and don’t give up Start with just 30 minutes a day Go rock climbing Train everywhere Have confidence in yourself Watch the whole video below: https://www.americanninjawarriornation.com/2019/12/24/21035341/trainingtuesday-tips-for-junior-american-ninja-warriors

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Here’s your chance to run the American Ninja Warrior course—no tryouts required!

Photo by: Jason Bahr/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images On March 28 and 29, 2020, Universal Studios is hosting Peacock Live! If you’ve always wanted to test your skills on the American Ninja Warrior course, now is your chance! On March 28 and 29, 2020, Universal Studios is hosting Peacock Live!, an event offering fans the opportunity to run a seven-obstacle inflatable family-friendly course—or try some of the full-sized obstacles we see on TV! Here’s comes your chance at taking on the American Ninja Warrior course! Join us for Peacock Live! March 28-29 on the Universal Studios […]

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Holiday gift ideas for the Ninja on your list

nbcstore.com There are so many great options! We’re down to the last weekend to get Christmas shopping done! What are you getting for the Ninjas in your life this Christmas? If you’re a bit of a procrastinator, like some of us at American Ninja Warrior Nation, we’ve got some ideas to jumpstart your shopping. Take a look at some of the Ninja gifts that are out there this season. Ninja Swag American Ninja Warrior has an online store full of ANW merchandise. You can find all of the expected items — clothing, towels, hats, headbands, blankets, water bottles — as […]

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Ninja Warrior skills are handy in the stunt double world

David Becker/NBC Is there anything that Ninjas can’t do!? Have you noticed that many Ninjas are fearless, focused, and flexible? It turns out that these skills come in handy at places other than the Ninja course. For Jessie Graff, Tiana Webberley, and Flip Rodriguez, these Ninja skills are used in their stunt double work. Tiana Webberley recently told the world that she had a blast “getting thrown into walls and tackling friends” when she doubled Allegra Acosta on Marvel’s Runaways. View this post on Instagram So much fun getting thrown into walls and tackling friends! Had the privilege of doubling […]

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#ThrowbackThursday: Watch Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez run the ANW Junior course

Photo by: Chris Haston/Universal Kids In season one of American Ninja Warrior Junior, Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez was a new co-host, so naturally, she had to run the course. Laurie got a few tips from fellow gymnast Barclay Stockett and then got after it! With a little help on the Warped Wall, Laurie made it to the top and hit the buzzer! As Matt Iseman said, “it’s gotta be as great as winning a gold medal,” right?! Getting excited for season two of American Ninja Warrior Junior? It’s just a couple of months away now, so check out this sneak […]

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The results are in! The fans have decided their favorite Ninja challenge is…

Photo by: William Gray/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images We asked Ninja fans to vote for their favorite Ninja challenge and the results are in: Stick it or Lick it won by a landslide! Created by Captain NBC Jamie Rahn, the goal of Stick it or Lick it is to “jump or swing and land onto an object or location with complete control. If you fall off or your feet move from the landing you have not stuck that landing and the consequence is you have to whatever you were jumping to.” He came up with it […]

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