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If you’ve ever wanted to see a montage of Jessie as a stuntwoman, this is it.
Jessie Graff is a powerhouse in American Ninja Warrior, setting records from her very first season. Her first appearance was in season 5, when she came in 30th and became the first woman to qualify for the Venice City Finals. In the City Finals, she became the second woman to get to the Warped Wall, but failed to make it to the top. Jessie was given a wildcard to go to Las Vegas and became one of two women to get to the Jumping Spider, but she fell on the jump.
Jessie tore the ligaments in her knee and was unable to compete in season 6, but made an epic comeback in season 7, again making it to the Venice City Finals and then becoming the second woman ever (with Kacy Catanzaro) to qualify for Las Vegas.
In season 8, Jessie became the first woman to reach the top of the new 14.5-foot Warped Wall (in Qualifiers) and later became the first woman to beat Stage One. She also made it to Stage One in season 9, but fell on the Flying Squirrel. In season 10, Jessi had to drop out of the National Finals due to a work commitment for the Wonder Woman 1984 film. She came back in season 11, but surprisingly went out on the Double Dipper in Stage One.
The producers obviously knew there was something special about Jessie from the very beginning, so check out her first submission video from 2013 to see for yourself: