Kevin Bull’s mindful approach to Ninja Warrior training

His tactics led to another strong season for The Bull Stage one of American Ninja Warrior’s National Finals held many shocks. One of those was Kevin Bull’s run. Since season six, Kevin has never missed the National Finals. Season 10 also saw him complete his first City Finals course since that year. Kevin has advanced beyond Stage One twice before, and after his runs in Los Angeles, he was a fan-pick to do it again. But as we all learned, this year’s Stage One course wasn’t a walk in the park for any athlete. There was a hint of trouble […]

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Eric Middleton and his bug snacks head to Stage Two

Matt and Akbar better be hungry. Can we please give Eric Middleton a round of applause for providing some of the most entertaining American Ninja Warrior runs this season? Not because of anything wacky he did on the course, but because of what he inspired in Matt and Akbar. This is Eric’s third season on the show, and his third trip to the National Finals. Last year, he made it all the way to Stage Two. As a passionate Entomology student, Eric brought his love of bugs to the course in an interesting way. For every buzzer he hit, Matt […]

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Rookie Lucas Reale: “When tragedy strikes, you don’t have to stay down”

He completed Stage One on the three-year anniversary of his father’s passing. The following article discusses Lucas’ experience with his father’s suicide. If you’d like more information or help with this subject, we’ve included that information at the end. At 19-years-old, Lucas Reale is one of the youngest people ever to compete on American Ninja Warrior. He’s a rookie on the show, but he’s certainly not new to Ninja Warrior. Lucas has been training for this moment for three years and has even tested the course before. He’s also a Ninja coach at TA Fitness in Weymouth, MA. Lucas made […]

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Rookie Lucas Reale: “When tragedy strikes, you don’t have to stay down”

He completed Stage One on the three-year anniversary of his father’s passing. The following article discusses Lucas’ experience with his father’s suicide. If you’d like more information or help with this subject, we’ve included that information at the end. At 19-years-old, Lucas Reale is one of the youngest people ever to compete on American Ninja Warrior. He’s a rookie on the show, but he’s certainly not new to Ninja Warrior. Lucas has been training for this moment for three years and has even tested the course before. He’s also a Ninja coach at TA Fitness in Weymouth, MA. Lucas made […]

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National Finals Stage One: Full results and all competitors

Congratulations to all 97 competitors! Making it to the American Ninja Warrior National Finals is a feat, no matter if you hit the buzzer on Stage One, or fall on the first obstacle. Standing on that start line is the culmination of years of training, fighting through the Qualifying course, taking on the City Finals course, and rising to the top of the field through it all. Read a recap of night one here. Read a recap of night two here. Here you can find a list of the Ninjas moving on to the National Finals. Stage One of the […]

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How to watch night two of the National Finals

Monday, September 3 at 8/7c While we’re a little scared after night one of the American Ninja Warrior National Finals, night two is on its way! This time, the second half of the field will step up to the starting line. We’re now fully aware of the challenges they’re going to face. The Double Dipper, Jumping Spider, and the ticking clock are all unforgiving. During night one, 12 Ninjas cleared their way to Stage Two. On Monday, we’re hoping many more join them! Episode: National Finals: Night two – Stage One Start time: Monday, September 3, 8/7c on NBC Live […]

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Can Eric Middleton get Matt and Akbar to eat a scorpion this time?

All he’s got to do is get to the buzzer on Stage One! SPOILER ALERT! This is a full run from night two of the American Ninja Warrior National Finals. The Bug Ninja is back and he means business. Vegas Finals continue MONDAY 8/7c on @NBC. #AmericanNinjaWarrior pic.twitter.com/xu2tSyj9cy — Ninja Warrior (@ninjawarrior) August 31, 2018 All season long, Eric Middleton has added a little extra pressure to his runs. As an Entomology student, he believes that bugs are a great source of protein and energy and he wants to get them into more people’s diets… Starting with Matt, Akbar and […]

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Mathis Owhadi looked back at his lightning fast run for Ninja Warrior Weekly

Allyson Felix had the big task of breaking down the episode. Allyson Felix broke down all the shocking and jaw-dropping action of night one of National Finals for Ninja Warrior Weekly. She definitely had a lot of ground to cover. Allyson went over Jamie Rahn’s historic shoeless run and some of the shocking season ending moments. We took a look at the victims of the Double Dipper, including Joe Moravsky and Travis Rosen (ouch!). The Spider Jump took out both rookies and veterans. Even if a Ninja didn’t fall in the water, they were contending with the time limit as […]

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Austin Gray once did a 62.5 inch standing box jump

Get to know one of season 10’s breakout rookies. Austin Gray is not only an #AmericanNinjaWarrior, he’s a world record holder too. Hear what it took to earn this title. Subscribe now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts! https://t.co/sM2R6JDowY pic.twitter.com/XZluFYYhJU — Ninja Warrior (@ninjawarrior) August 28, 2018 Over the course of season 10, we’ve learned a lot about rookie Austin Gray’s generosity. While in the middle of preparing for his first American Ninja Warrior season, waiting for the call to compete, he donated his kidney to one of his best friends. The recovery cut into his training time before he would […]

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Jamie Rahn put adaptability on display with his shoeless run

No shoes? No problem. Jamie Rahn just snagged his fourth finish on Stage One of the American Ninja Warrior National Finals. And he did it in style. While Jamie is known as a Ninja who can definitely handle the obstacles, he was thrown an extra curve ball when the trampoline of the Propeller Bar, just the second obstacle, yanked off his shoe. Floating in the air with the breeze between his toes, Jamie had to make sure he stayed focused or this season was over. But he did tell us earlier in the year that adaptability is something he works […]

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