American Ninja Warrior

Continuing Monday / 8:00pm NBC US 85 min.
The heart-racing obstacle-course competition of ultra-athletes questing for a shot at the fabled Mt. Midoriyama. This American version of the Japanese show Sasuke (aka Ninja Warrior) televises a series of qualification courses across the nation, with the top contenders going to Las Vegas for the finals on the 4-stage "Mt. Midoriyama" obstacle course. In earlier seasons the show was a proving ground to find (and train) American athletes to send to Japan to compete in the original Sasuke tournaments.

Season 10

6 Episodes

Jul 09 2018
In the qualifying round from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ninjas tackle 6 obstacles.
Jun 25 2018
In the qualifying round from Indianapolis, Indiana, ninjas tackle 6 obstacles, including the brand-new “Wheel Flip” and “Spin Hopper.”
Jun 18 2018
In the qualifying round from Miami, Florida, ninjas tackle 6 obstacles, including the brand-new “Ring Turn” and “Slippery Summit.”
Jun 13 2018
In the qualifying round from Los Angeles, California, ninjas tackle 6 obstacles, including the brand-new “Jumper Cables” and “Doorknob Drop.” Ninja veterans Sean Bryan, Kevin Bull, and Flip Rodriguez compete.
Jun 06 2018
In the qualifying round from Dallas, Texas, ninjas face 6 obstacles, including the new 18-foot “Mega Warped Wall,” which offers a chance to win $10,000 if conquered. Ninjas can also be younger this year, with the age limit lowered from 21 to 19. Notable Dallas ninjas include Daniel Gil, Brent Steffensen, and Barclay Stockett. Matt Iseman & Akbar Gbajabiamila host and Kristine Leahy co-hosts.
May 30 2018

Season 9

17 Episodes

Top ninjas, including Drew Drechsel, Jessie Graff, Najee Richardson and Flip Rodriguez, climb, sprint and fly through a special course and supersized obstacles as they compete in crazy feats of strength, skill challenges and a team relay for the ages…
May 17 2018
The "Olympics of Ninja Warrior", this competition, held on Las Vegas' Mt. Midoriyama, once again puts teams from all over the globe against each other on the challenging four-stage course. This time, four teams battle it out, although they are reduced in size. Team USA includes Joe Moravsky, Najee Richardson, Sean Bryan, and Drew Drechsel. Team Europe features Sean McColl, Alexander Mars, Sergio Verdasco, and Øssur Eiriksfoss. Team Latin America consists of Danee Marmolejo, Karl Fow, Marco Jubes, and Sebastian Preito. Team Asia includes Tomohiro Kawaguchi, Yusuke Morimoto, Thuc Lee, and Yosua Zalukhu.
Mar 11 2018
The Las Vegas Finals come to a close as the remaining 41 athletes tackle Stage 2, and possibly Stages 3 & 4. The redesigned Stage 2 features the Giant Ring Swing, Criss Cross Salmon Ladder, Wave Runner, Swing Surfer, Wingnut Alley, and Wall Flip. Stage 3 includes the Floating Boards, Key Lock Hang, Nail Clipper, Ultimate Cliffhanger, Curved Body Prop, Peg Cloud, Time Bomb, and Flying Bar. If anyone conquers Stage 4, they claim $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."
Sep 18 2017
The National Finals continue in Las Vegas, Nevada where the remaining athletes run Stage 1. Competitors include Drew Drechsel, Daniel Gil, Jessie Graff, Najee Richardson, Meagan Martin, Jamie Rahn, Adam Rayl, Sean Bryan, Abel Gonzalez, and Josh Salinas, among others. The finishers advance to Stage 2.
Sep 11 2017
The National Finals commence in Las Vegas, Nevada on Stage 1 with the top 100 athletes. The course features Snake Run, Propeller Bar, Double Dipper, Jumping Spider, Parkour Run, Warped Wall, Domino Pipes, and Flying Squirrel. Competitors include Joe Moravsky, Lance Pekus, JJ Woods, Jesse Labreck, Allyssa Beird, Lorin Ball, Barclay Stockett, Maggi Thorne, and many more. Those who finish move on to Stage 2.
Sep 04 2017
The top 32 competitors from the Denver Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, The Wedge, Ninjago Roll, and Elevator Climb. Favorites include Meagan Martin, Ian Dory, Lorin Ball, Brian Arnold, Dan Yager, Jeri D'Aurelio, and brothers Dalton and Drew Knapp.
Aug 28 2017
The top 35 competitors from the Kansas City Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Floating Monkey Bars, Iron Maiden, and Elevator Climb. Favorites include Lance Pekus, Brandon Mears, Dan Polizzi, Ethan Swanson, Tyler Yamauchi, Maggi Thorne, and Morgan "Moose" Wright.
Aug 21 2017
The top 33 competitors from the Cleveland Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles represented are the Salmon Ladder, Nail Clipper, The Clacker, and Elevator Climb. Favorites include Joe Moravsky, Najee Richardson, Jamie Rahn, James McGrath, Jon Alexis Jr., Jesse Labreck, and Allyssa Beird.
Aug 14 2017
The top 34 competitors from the Daytona Beach Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Giant Cubes, Circuit Board, and Elevator Climb. Favorites include Drew Drechsel, Jessie Graff, JJ Woods, Travis Rosen, Kevin Carbone, Eddy Stewart, and Lindsay Eskildsen.
Aug 07 2017
The top 34 competitors from the San Antonio Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Hourglass Drop, Spinball Wizard, and Elevator Climb. Favorites include Daniel Gil, Kacy Catanzaro, Brent Steffensen, Jonathan Horton, Karsten Williams, Barclay Stockett, and the "Genie Ninja" Thomas Stillings.
Jul 31 2017
The top 33 competitors from the Los Angeles Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Swinging Peg Board, Stair Hopper, and Elevator Climb. Favorites include Grant McCartney, Kevin Bull, Flip Rodriguez, Josh Levin, Adam Rayl, and Charlie Andrews, along with top female Zhanique Lovett.
Jul 24 2017
Denver, Colorado (the Mile High City) hosts the sixth and final qualifying round this season. The course includes the Floating Steps, Ring Swing, Bouncing Spider, Paddle Boards, Rail Runner, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include Athleta model Meagan Martin, wacky Jake Murray, and the Wolfpack - Brian Arnold, Ian Dory, and Noah Kaufman, while Star Wars fan Luke Halterman and the "Wine Warrior" Tammy McClure take on the course for the first time.
Jul 17 2017
The fifth qualifier is in Cleveland, Ohio (joining the Cavaliers and Indians in Cleveland sports.) The course features the Floating Steps, Rolling Log, Razor's Edge, Ring Jump, I-Beam Gap, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include "The Weatherman" Joe Moravsky, former gymnast Najee Richardson, "Captain NBC" Jamie Rahn, and last year's "Fantastic Four" - Jesse Labreck, Michelle Warnky, Allyssa Beird, and Rachael Goldstein.
Jul 10 2017
Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri hosts the fourth qualifier of 2017. The obstacles featured are the Floating Steps, Hang Glider, Broken Pipes, Crank It Up, Bar Hop, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include rancher Lance Pekus, firefighters Brandon Mears and Dan Polizzi, and daredevil Ethan Swanson, while walk-on Jelani Allen and pizza maker Derrick Pavoni take on the course for the first time.
Jul 03 2017
The Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida is the site of the third qualifier. The course includes the Floating Steps, Rolling Pin, Wingnuts, Broken Bridge, Rolling Thunder, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include stuntwoman Jessie Graff, elite trainer Drew Drechsel, boxing coach JJ Woods, and peck-flexing Eddy Stewart, while the designer of the Wingnuts, Kevin Carbone and NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy take on the course for the first time in front of the vibrant, energetic crowd.
Jun 26 2017
ANW travels to San Antonio, Texas for the second qualifier. The course features the Floating Steps, Tic Toc, Spinning Bridge, Sky Hooks, Pipefitter, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include worship leader Daniel Gil, gym-owning friends Kacy Catanzaro and Brent Steffensen, plus Olympic gymnast Jonathan Horton, while gymnastics teacher Barclay Stockett and Texas A&M student Will Smithee take on the course for the first time.
Jun 19 2017
The ninth season starts at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, California with the qualifying course featured in Celebrity Ninja Warrior: the Floating Steps, Cannonball Drop, Fly Wheels, Block Run, Battering Ram, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include the "Island Ninja" Grant McCartney, stock trader Kevin Bull, stuntman Flip Rodriguez, and YouTube sensation Natalie Duran, while Olympic pole vaulter April Steiner Bennett and MIT student Charlie Andrews take on the course for the first time.
Jun 12 2017

Season 8

15 Episodes

Three separate teams of six from the US, Europe, and Latin America compete in Las Vegas on the first three stages of Mt. Midoriyama, the famed four-stage finals course featured in “American Ninja Warrior.” Team USA includes Drew Drechsel, Daniel Gil, Jake Murray, Brian Arnold, Josh Levin, and Jessie Graff. Team Europe features Sean McColl, Stefano Ghisolfi, Tim Shieff, Alexander Mars, Owen McKenzie, and Bjarke Tønnesen. The all-new Team Latin America consists of Karl Fow, Diego Gonzalez, Wid Eriksen, Santiago de Alba, David Saikin, and Danee Marmolejo. Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host and Kristine Leahy co-hosts.
Jun 04 2017
ANW celebrates the 8th season with the second All-Star special. The team competition now is a relay race, and features Team Kristine, with Flip Rodriguez, Jessie Graff, and Nicholas Coolridge. Team Matt features Chris Wilczewski, Najee Richardson, and Jesse Labreck, and Team Akbar consists of Neil Craver, Grant McCartney, and Meagan Martin. The skills competition also returns with seven tough challenges - the Endless Invisible Climb, Super Salmon Ladder, Striding Steps, Big Air Grab, Mega Wall, Thunderbolt, and Supersonic Shelf Grab.
Feb 20 2017
The National Finals come to a close, where Stage 1 finishers tackle Stage 2, and possibly Stages 3 & 4. Stage 2 includes the Giant Ring Swing, Down Up Salmon Ladder, Wave Runner, Butterfly Wall, Double Wedge, and Wall Flip. Stage 3 features the Keylock Hang, Floating Boards, Ultimate Cliffhanger, Curved Body Prop, Hang Climb, Walking Bar, and Flying Bar. If anyone reaches Stage 4 and conquers it, they'll win $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."
Sep 12 2016
The National Finals continue in Las Vegas where athletes continue to tackle Stage 1. Favorites include Geoff Britten, Joe Moravsky, Drew Drechsel, Meagan Martin, Jake Murray, Brent Steffensen, Kacy Catanzaro, Najee Richardson, and Josh Levin, among others. The finishers move on to Stage 2.
Sep 05 2016
The National Finals begin in Las Vegas, Nevada with the top 75 preliminary athletes (plus 15 wildcards) on Stage 1. The course features Snake Run, Propeller Bar, Giant Log Grip, Jumping Spider, Sonic Curve, Warped Wall, Broken Bridge, and Flying Squirrel. Favorites include Jessie Graff, Jesse Labreck, Kevin Bull, Daniel Gil, Flip Rodriguez, Travis Rosen, Jamie Rahn, Thomas Stillings, Brian Arnold, and Ian Dory, among others. Finishers move on to Stage 2.
Aug 29 2016
The top 30 competitors from the Philadelphia Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles featured are the Salmon Ladder, Flying Shelf Grab, Stair Hopper, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Geoff Britten, Joe Moravsky, Jamie Rahn, Ryan Stratis, Chris Wilczewski, and the "Fantastic Four" females - Michelle Warnky, Rachael Goldstein, Allyssa Beird, and Jesse Labreck.
Aug 22 2016
The top 30 competitors from the Oklahoma City Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Bungee Road, Window Hang, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Daniel Gil, Brent Steffensen, Thomas Stillings, and Jon Stewart, along with the Godfather, David Campbell.
Aug 01 2016
The top 30 competitors from the Indianapolis Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Hourglass Drop, Circuit Board, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Meagan Martin, Brian Arnold, Ian Dory, Jake Murray, Lorin Ball, and dog-loving Andrew "Roo" Yori.
Jul 25 2016
The top 30 competitors from the Atlanta Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Floating Monkey Bars, The Clacker, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Drew Drechsel, James McGrath, Caleb Watson, Travis Rosen, and the "Redneck Ninja" Brent Ruffin.
Jul 18 2016
The top 30 competitors from the Los Angeles Qualifier tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, The Wedge, Helix Hang, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Kevin Bull, Flip Rodriguez, Grant McCartney, and two women - Jessie Graff and Natalie Duran.
Jul 11 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania holds the fifth and final qualifying round, with the course featuring the Floating Steps, Log Grip, Paddle Boards, Wall Drop, Rolling Thunder, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include the first ANW, Geoff Britten, plus meteorologist Joe Moravsky, Ryan Stratis, Michelle Warnky, and Jamie Rahn, while caregiver Jesse Labreck and track coach Anthony DeFranco take on the course for the first time.
Jun 27 2016
The fourth qualifying round, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, features multiple fan-favorites. The obstacles include the Floating Steps, Ring Swing, Log Runner, Tire Swing, Bar Hop, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include worship leader Daniel Gil, gym owners Brent Steffensen and Kacy Catanzaro, and rancher Lance Pekus, while FedEx driver Kyle Mendoza and engineer Nate Burkhalter take on the course for the first time.
Jun 20 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana hosts the third qualifying round of 2016. The obstacles are the Floating Steps, Rolling Log, Fly Wheels, Disc Runner, Swinging Spikes, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include rock climbers Meagan Martin, Brian Arnold, and Ian Dory, plus wedding photographer Jake Murray, while Indycar's Helio Castroneves and NASCAR's Ricky Stenhouse Jr. take on the course for the first time.
Jun 13 2016
Turner Field, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is the home of the second qualifying round. The obstacles include the Floating Steps, Big Dipper, Block Run, Spin Cycle, Pipefitter, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include roommates Drew Drechsel and James McGrath, photographer Neil Craver, and boxer JJ Woods, while Alabama's Casey Suchocki and dairy farmer Caleb Watson take on the course for the first time.
Jun 08 2016
The eighth season commences at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, California on a course featuring the Floating Steps, Tick Tock, Escalator, Ring Jump, I-Beam Cross, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include stock trader Kevin Bull, stuntman Flip Rodriguez, stuntwoman Jessie Graff, and flight attendant Grant McCartney, while app developer Chris Workman and rock climber Josh Levin take on the course for the first time.
Jun 01 2016

Season 7

18 Episodes

“American Ninja Warrior” celebrates the 7th season with the first All-Star Special, with a team and skills competition. In the team competition, hosts Matt and Akbar select teams of five to compete on Stages 2, 3, & 4. Team Matt features Joe Moravsky, Lance Pekus, JJ Woods, Grant McCartney, and Jessie Graff, while Team Akbar consists of Flip Rodriguez, Brent Steffensen, Jamie Rahn, Daniel Gil, and Meagan Martin. The second half features five supersized obstacles to test top ninjas' limits - the Giant Peg Board, Supersonic Shelf Grab, Super Salmon Ladder, Giant Jump Hang, and the Mega Wall.
May 29 2016
Three separate teams from America, Europe, and Japan compete in Las Vegas on the first three stages of Mt. Midoriyama, the famed four-stage finals course featured in “American Ninja Warrior.” Team USA includes winner Isaac Caldiero and runner-up Geoff Britten, along with veteran competitors Kevin Bull, Drew Drechsel, Ian Dory, and alternate Joe Moravsky. Team Europe features Sean McColl, Stefano Ghisolfi, Tim Shieff, Tim Champion, and Alexander Mars. Team Japan consists of Yusuke Morimoto, Ryo Matachi, Kenji Takahashi, Tomohiro Kawaguchi, and Masashi Hioki. Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host and Kristine Leahy co-hosts.
Jan 31 2016
Those who completed Stage 1 now tackle Stage 2, and possibly Stages 3 & 4. Stage 2 features Rope Jungle, Double Salmon Ladder, Unstable Bridge, Butterfly Wall, Roulette Row, and Wall Lift. Stage 3 includes the Psycho Chainsaw, Doorknob Grasper, Floating Boards, Ultimate Cliffhanger, Pole Grasper, Hang Climb, Area 51, and Flying Bar. If anyone can reach Stage 4 and conquer it, they'll earn $1,000,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."
Sep 14 2015
The National Finals continue in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the remaining finalists take on Stage 1. Favorites include Joe Moravsky, Elet Hall, Brent Steffensen, Kacy Catanzaro, Lance Pekus, Meagan Martin, Drew Drechsel, and Jeremiah Morgan, among others. Those that finish move on to Stage 2.
Sep 07 2015
The National Finals begin at Mount Midoriyama in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the top 90 athletes from the preliminary rounds (plus 10 female wildcards) start to tackle Stage 1. The obstacles include Piston Road, Propeller Bar, Silk Slider, Jumping Spider, Sonic Curve, Warped Wall, Coin Flip, and Triple Swing. Favorites include Flip Rodriguez, Kevin Bull, Jessie Graff, Daniel Gil, Travis Rosen, James McGrath, Dustin McKinney, Ryan Stratis, and David Campbell, among others. Finishers advance to Stage 2.
Aug 31 2015
Re-live the best moments from the season so far during this original, jam-packed special chronicling the best runs of this season.
Aug 24 2015
The top 30 competitors from the Military qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Swinging Frames, Globe Grasper, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Ryan Stratis, Dustin McKinney, Robin Pietschmann, and Ahmed Toure, along with "Magic Fingers" Justin Gielski.
Aug 17 2015
The top 30 competitors from the Pittsburgh qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Floating Monkey Bars, Doorknob Arch, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Joe Moravsky, Elet Hall, Michelle Warnky, Jamie Rahn, Mike Bernardo, and 56-year-old Miles Avery.
Aug 10 2015
The top 30 competitors from the Orlando qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Cannonball Alley, Double Helix, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Flip Rodriguez, Drew Drechsel, Travis Rosen, James McGrath, Neil Craver, and the speedy Jon Alexis, Jr.
Aug 03 2015
The top 30 competitors from the Houston qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Walking Bar, Crazy Ciffhanger, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Brent Steffensen, Sam Sann, Daniel Gil, Jon Horton, Tremayne Dortch, and Karsten Williams.
Jul 27 2015
The top 30 competitors from the Kansas City qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles showcased are the Salmon Ladder, Flying Shelf Grab, Body Prop, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Meagan Martin, Brian Arnold, Lance Pekus, Isaac Caldiero, Noah Kaufman, Ian Dory, and Michael Stanger, bearing an emotional story.
Jul 20 2015
The top 30 competitors from the Venice qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Rumbling Dice, Clear Climb, and Invisible Ladder. Favorites include Kevin Bull, Jessie Graff, David Campbell, Alan Connealy, Dustin Rocho, and the ailing Jason Tirado.
Jul 13 2015
San Pedro, California's battleship USS Iowa hosts the sixth and final qualifying round in a special all-military episode. The obstacles are the Quintuple Steps, Jump Hang, Log Runner, Monkey Pegs, I-Beam Cross, and Warped Wall. Ninja veterans include former Army vet Ryan Stratis, Navy officer Dustin McKinney, and Coast Guard rescue swimmer Robin Pietschmann, while former Marine Jeremy Prather and 72-year-old Chuck Mammay take on the course for the first time.
Jul 06 2015
Carrie Furnace, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the site of the fifth qualifying round, with the course's obstacles being the Quintuple Steps, Log Grip, Snake Crossing, Wind Chimes, Devil Steps, and Warped Wall. Ninja veterans include meteorologist Joe Moravsky, survival guide Elet Hall, gym owner Michelle Warnky, and "Captain NBC" Jamie Rahn, while engineer Mike Meyers and construction worker PJ Granger take on the course for the first time.
Jun 29 2015
Orlando, Florida's Universal Orlando Resort holds the fourth qualifying round of the season, with the course featuring the Quintuple Steps, Rolling Log, Paddle Boards, Tire Swing, Double Tilt Ladder, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include rivals Drew Drechsel and Flip Rodriguez, stockbroker Travis Rosen, and movie attendant James McGrath, while mill worker Jon Alexis, Jr. and missionary Hunter Sipes take on the course for the first time.
Jun 22 2015
The third qualifying round, held in Houston, Texas, features some fan-favorites. The obstacles include the Quintuple Steps, Tilting Slider, Spinning Log, Cargo Crossing, Swinging Spikes, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include top female Kacy Catanzaro, athlete Brent Steffensen, gym owner Sam Sann, and Olympic gymnast Jon Horton, while worship leader Daniel Gil and prosthetic-legged Artis Thompson III take on the course for the first time.
Jun 08 2015
Kansas City, Missouri's Union Station hosts the second qualifying round of 2015. The obstacles are the Quintuple Steps, Big Dipper, Floating Tiles, Modified Ring Toss, Bungee Road, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include climbing coach Meagan Martin, rancher Lance Pekus, and the "Wolfpack" climbing group with Brian Arnold, Isaac Caldiero, Noah Kaufman, and Ian Dory.
Jun 01 2015
The seventh season begins in Venice, California with a very difficult course, featuring the Quintuple Steps, Mini Silk Slider, Tilting Table, Spin Cycle, Hourglass Drop, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include stock trader Kevin Bull, stuntwoman Jessie Graff, engineer David Campbell, and actor Rob Moravsky, while Seattle Seahawk Jon Ryan and Alaska's Nick Hanson take on the course for the first time.
May 25 2015

Season 6

15 Episodes

Five of the top competitors from “American Ninja Warrior” go head-to-head against competitors from Japan and Europe on the show's famed four-stage finals course. Team USA showcases veterans Joe Moravsky, Elet Hall, Brian Arnold, Travis Rosen, and Paul Kasemir. Team Japan includes Kazuma Asa, Hitoshi Kanno, Ryo Matachi, Shingo Yamamoto, and Yusuke Morimoto. Team Europe is represented by Stefano Ghisolfi, Vadym Kuvakin, Sean McColl, Tim Shieff, and Miska Sutela.
Sep 15 2014
The National Finals in Vegas conclude on the final stages of Mt. Midoriyama. Stage 2 features the Rope Jungle, Double Salmon Ladder, Unstable Bridge, Butterfly Wall, Metal Spin, and Wall Lift. Stage 3 includes the Cannonball Incline, Doorknob Grasper, Floating Boards, Ultimate Cliffhanger, Propeller Bar, Hang Climb, Spider Flip, and Flying Bars. If anyone can reach Stage 4 and conquer it, they will earn $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."
Sep 08 2014
The other group of national finalists take on Stage 1 of Mt. Midoriyama. Favorites include Brian Arnold, Kacy Catanzaro, David Campbell, Jon Stewart, Kevin Bull, Elet Hall, Paul Kasemir, and J.J. Woods, among others. Finishers will advance to Stage 2.
Sep 01 2014
The top 90 competitors from the regional competitions face off against Mt. Midoriyama's first stage. The course includes Piston Road, Giant Ring, Silk Slider, Jumping Spider, Half Pipe Attack, Warped Wall, Spinning Bridge, and Final Climb. Favorites include Joe Moravsky, Meagan Martin, Lorin Ball, Isaac Caldiero, Dr. Noah Kaufman, Travis Rosen, and Tremayne Dortch, among others. Those who finish advance to Stage 2.
Aug 18 2014
Highlights from the season focus on the competitors that provided the most impressive or entertaining runs through what many consider to be the world's most difficult obstacle course.
Aug 11 2014
The top 30 competitors from the Denver qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Arm Rings, Doorknob Arch, and Spider Climb. Favorites include Brian Arnold, Meagan Martin, Lance Pekus, Lorin Ball, Isaac Caldiero, and 52-year-old Jon Stewart.
Aug 04 2014
The top 30 competitors from the Miami qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles showcased are the Salmon Ladder, Minefield, Floating Stairs, and Spider Climb. Favorites include Drew Drechsel, Idoko Abuh, Ryan Stratis, Luciano Acuna, Jr., and the "Cajun Cowboy" Todd Bourgeois.
Jul 28 2014
The top 30 competitors from the St. Louis qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, Rumbling Dice, Crazy Cliffhanger, and Spider Climb. Favorites include Joe Moravsky, Rob Moravsky, Travis Rosen, Elet Hall, brothers Brian and Chris Wilczewski, and top female Michelle Warnky.
Jul 21 2014
The top 30 competitors from the Dallas qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles feature the Salmon Ladder, Swinging Frames, Pole Grasper, and Spider Climb. Favorites include phenomenal female Kacy Catanzaro, along with Sam Sann, Dillon Gates, Tremayne Dortch, and walk-on Abel Gonzalez.
Jul 14 2014
The top 30 competitors from the Venice Beach qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Cannonball Alley, Body Prop, and Spider Climb. Favorites include David Campbell, James McGrath, Alan Connealy, Dustin Rocho, and promising rookie Kevin Bull.
Jul 07 2014
Denver, Colorado holds the last of the five qualifying rounds, the course featuring the Quintuple Steps, Cat Grab, Spinning Log, Spikes into Cargo, Devil Steps, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include top competitor Brian Arnold, with Paul Kasemir, Lance Pekus, Isaac Caldiero, and Noah Kaufman, while farmer Ian Dory and climbing coach Meagan Martin take on the course for the first time.
Jun 23 2014
The course travels to Miami, Florida for the fourth qualifying round. The obstacles include the Quintuple Steps, Downhill Pipe Drop, Dancing Stones, Jump Hang, Curtain Slider, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas Drew Drechsel, the "Masked Man" Flip Rodriguez, Idoko Abuh, and Joyce Shahboz return, while smiling animator Kavon Sadler and Brooklyn stuntman Luciano Acuna, Jr. take on the course for the first time.
Jun 16 2014
St. Louis, Missouri hosts the third qualifying round and features some of the best athletes. The obstacles are the Quintuple Steps, Rolling Log, Bridge of Blades, Rope Swing, Double Tilt Ladder, and Warped Wall. Veteran Ninjas Travis Rosen, "The Weatherman" Joe Moravsky, and brothers Brian and Chris Wilczewski return, while vet student Amy Pajcic takes on the course for the first time.
Jun 09 2014
ANW travels to Dallas, Texas for the second qualifying round. The obstacles are the Quintuple Steps, Log Grip, Tilting Table, Swing Jump, Ring Toss, and Warped Wall. Veteran Ninjas include Brent Steffensen, former NCAA gymnast Kacy Catanzaro, Sam Sann, and Tremayne Dortch, while college student Dillon Gates and U.S. Olympic gymnast Jonathan Horton take on the course for the first time.
Jun 02 2014
The sixth season premieres in Venice Beach, California with a challenging qualifying course, featuring the Quintuple Steps, Spinning Wheel, Slack Ladder, Jumping Bars, Monkey Peg, and Warped Wall. Veteran Ninjas include the "Godfather" David Campbell, lifeguard James McGrath, Alan Connealy, and Dustin Rocho, while stock investor Kevin Bull and U.S. Olympic luger Kate Hansen take on the course for the first time.
May 26 2014

Season 5

21 Episodes

The top finishers from the regional finals face a course modeled after Mount Midoriyama in Japan.
Sep 16 2013
Sep 09 2013
The top finishers from the regional finals face a course modeled after Mount Midoriyama in Japan.
Sep 02 2013
The top finishers from the regional finals face a course modeled after Mount Midoriyama in Japan.
Aug 27 2013
Competitors try stage 1; the giant cycle, rope glider, and the timbers.
Aug 25 2013
The competitors tackle the final course; the floating stairs and the pole grasper.
Aug 20 2013
The top 30 competitors return to Denver to take on new obstacles The Floating Stairs and The Pole Grasper.
Aug 18 2013
The top 30 competitors take on new obstacles like The Ledge Jump and Rolling Steel.
Aug 13 2013
A return to Miami for the finals course includes new obstacles The Ledge Jump and Rolling Steel.
Aug 11 2013
The competition continues in Baltimore with obstacles that include Rumbling Dice and Body Prop.
Aug 06 2013
Competitors return to Baltimore to face obstacles that include Rumbling Dice and Body Prop.
Aug 04 2013
The Venice finals see the return of The Salmon Ladder, as well as new obstacles Rope Maze, the Cliffhanger, and Spider Climb.
Jul 30 2013
The Venice finals see the return of The Salmon Ladder, as well as new obstacles Rope Maze, the Cliffhanger, and Spider Climb.
Jul 28 2013
Competitors face four new obstacles in Denver; contestants include snowboarder Graham Watanabe and rock climber Nikole Muckelroy.
Jul 22 2013
Competitors face new obstacles in the highest elevation to date.
Jul 21 2013
Competitors in Miami face new obstacles in the Utility Pole Slider, Balance Bridge, Slider Jump, and Monkey Peg.
Jul 16 2013
Competitors in Miami face new obstacles in the Utility Pole Slider, Balance Bridge, Slider Jump, and Monkey Peg.
Jul 14 2013
Competitors in Baltimore tackle obstacles that include the Downhill Jump, Prism Tilt, Swing Jump and Circle Cross.
Jul 09 2013
Competitors in Baltimore tackle obstacles that include the Downhill Jump, Prism Tilt, Swing Jump and Circle Cross.
Jul 07 2013
Competitors face six obstacles in qualifying round.
Jul 02 2013
Sixty competitors from the West Coast vie for a chance to take on the world's most-difficult obstacle course.
Jun 30 2013

Season 4

24 Episodes

The National Finals come to a close on Mt. Midoriyama's final stages. Stage 2 includes the Slider Drop, Double Salmon Ladder, Unstable Bridge, Balance Tank, Metal Spin, and Wall Lift. Stage 3 features the Roulette Cylinder, Door Knob Grasper, Floating Boards, Ultimate Cliffhanger, Bungee Rope Climb, Hang Climb, Spider Flip, and Flying Bar. If anyone reaches Stage 4 and conquers it, they'll earn $500,000 and the title of "American Ninja Warrior."
Jul 23 2012
Stage 1 of Mt. Midoriyama comes to a close. The 12 competitors are David "Flip" Rodriguez, David Campbell, Tim Shieff, Paul Kasemir, James McGrath, Andrew Karsen, Evan Dollard, Drew Drechsel, Jesse La Flair, Matthew Derouen, Brandon Douglass, and Luis Moco. The finishers advance to Stage 2.
Jul 16 2012
Stage 1 continues in Las Vegas. Favorites include Brent Steffensen, Stephen Volcko, Kyle Cochran, Remi Bakkar, and Chris Wilczewski. The finishers move on to Stage 2.
Jul 09 2012
Stage 1 moves into its third episode. Favorites include Bull Bullard, Derek Nakamoto, Johnathan Morin, and Jesse Villarreal. Finishers go to Stage 2.
Jul 08 2012
Stage 1 of Mt. Midoriyama continues in Las Vegas, NV. Favorites include Jake Smith, Dan Mast, Ryan Thompson, Bob Pondrom, and Ben Snead. Those who finish move on to Stage 2.
Jul 08 2012
The National Finals commence in Las Vegas, NV on a course featuring the Step Slider, Rolling Log, Giant Swing, Jumping Spider, Half Pipe Attack, Warped Wall, Spinning Bridge, and Final Climb. Favorites include David Money, Michael "Frosti" Zernow, Gunner Bahn, Marcus Ramos, and Nathaniel Spencer, among others. Finishers advance to Stage 2.
Jul 08 2012
The top 30 competitors from the Southeast qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles featured are the Salmon Ladder, Cycle Road, and Cargo Climb. Favorites include David "Flip" Rodriguez, Drew Drechsel, Bull Bullard, Kamerion Wimbley, and Travis Rosen.
Jun 25 2012
The other batch of Southeast ninjas tackle the Southeast qualifying course, which features the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bungee Bridge, Jump Hang, Swing Circle, Wall Lift, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include Miami's David "Flip" Rodriguez and stock trader Travis Rosen, while Harlem Globetrotter Bull Bullard takes on the course for the first time.
Jun 24 2012
Talented Southeast standouts tackle the Southeast qualifying course in Miami, FL. The course includes the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bungee Bridge, Jump Hang, Swing Circle, Wall Lift, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include car salesman Drew Drechsel and elite competitor Ryan Stratis, while former pro football star Kamerion Wimbley takes on the course for the first time.
Jun 24 2012
The top 30 competitors from the Mid-South qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Lamp Grasper, and Cargo Climb. Favorites include Paul Kasemir, Jake Smith, Ahmed Toure, Brandon Douglass, Brian Arnold, and Bob Pondrom.
Jun 18 2012
The other batch of Mid-South competitors do battle with the Mid-South qualifying course, which includes the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bridge of Blades, Jump Hang, Rope Junction, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include Colorado freerunner Jake Smith and Japan veteran Rich King, while former West Point cadet Ahmed Toure and breakdancer Lorin Ball take on the course for the first time.
Jun 17 2012
Top Mid-South ninjas tackle a qualifying course that includes the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bridge of Blades, Jump Hang, Rope Junction, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include two-time Japan veteran Paul Kasemir and freerunner Brandon Douglass, while rock climber Brian Arnold and "Big" Bob Pondrom take on the course for the first time.
Jun 17 2012
The top 30 competitors from the Northwest qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Arm Rings, and Cargo Climb (additionally, the Pipe Slider is replaced by the Devil Steps). Favorites include David Campbell, James McGrath, Patrick McGrath, Kyle Cochran, Gunner Bahn, and 51-year-old Tom Hutchman.
Jun 12 2012
The other batch of Northwest competitors take on the qualifying course that features the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Spinning Log, Jump Hang, Pipe Slider, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include freerunner Brian Orosco and ice cream vendor James McGrath, while his brother Patrick McGrath and Alaskan native Gunner Bahn take on the course for the first time.
Jun 10 2012
Top contenders from the Northwest face off against the Northwest qualifying course, featuring the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Spinning Log, Jump Hang, Pipe Slider, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include "the Godfather" David Campbell and the colorful Ryoga Vee, while type-1 diabetic Kyle Cochran and top female competitor Janine Cundy take on the course for the first time.
Jun 10 2012
The top 30 competitors from the Northeast qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Cycle Road, and Cargo Climb. Favorites include Tim Shieff, Chris Wilczewski, Michael Needham, Jesse Villarreal, Luis Moco, and Elet Hall.
Jun 05 2012
The other batch of Northeast competitors face the Northeast qualifying course, which includes the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bungee Bridge, Jump Hang, Jumping Bars, Wall Lift, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include freerunning champion Tim Shieff and Bay Area stuntman Luis Moco, while 5'5" Michael Needham and firefighter Mike Bernardo take on the course for the first time.
Jun 03 2012
Elite Northeast ninjas take on the qualifying course in Miami, FL. The obstacles are the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bungee Bridge, Jump Hang, Jumping Bars, Wall Lift, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include top competitor Chris Wilczewski and Travis Graves, who has something to prove, while freerunning fisherman Jesse Villarreal and rapping Noel Reyes take on the course for the first time.
Jun 03 2012
The top 30 competitors from the Midwest qualifying round tackle the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles featured are the Salmon Ladder, Lamp Grasper, and Cargo Climb. Favorites include Andrew Karsen, Matthew Derouen, Joshua Grant, Johnathan Morin, and Stephen Volcko.
May 28 2012
The other batch of Midwest competitors tackle the qualifying course, which includes the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bridge of Blades, Jump Hang, Curtain Slider, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include cheerleader Andrew Karsen and fan-favorite Brent Kelly, while St. Louis' Matthew Derouen and freerunning Joshua Grant take on the course for the first time.
May 27 2012
Top Midwest competitors take on the tough Midwest qualifying course in Dallas, TX. The obstacles include the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Bridge of Blades, Jump Hang, Curtain Slider, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include the unemployed Stephen Volcko and favorite James Hardin, while pastor Johnathan Morin and the quick Zach Sokoloski take on the course for the first time.
May 27 2012
The top 30 competitors from the Southwest qualifying round take on the finals course with a chance to move on to Las Vegas. The back obstacles are the Salmon Ladder, Arm Rings, and Cargo Climb. Favorites include Brent Steffensen, Jesse La Flair, Michael "Frosti" Zernow, Dan Mast, Kole Stevens, Evan Dollard, and Derek Nakamoto.
May 21 2012
The other batch of Southwest competitors tackle the qualifying course, which includes the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Spinning Log, Jump Hang, Devil Steps, and Warped Wall. Veteran Ninjas include top competitor Levi Meeuwenberg, "Twilight" stuntman Paul Darnell, and "Grandpa Ninja" Kelvin Antoine, while hotshot rookie Alex Duong and father-son duo Ron Shalvis, Sr. and Ronnie Shalvis, Jr. take on the course for the first time.
May 20 2012
The fourth season begins in Venice Beach, California on the Southwest course featuring the Quad Steps, Log Grip, Spinning Log, Jump Hang, Devil Steps, and Warped Wall. Veteran ninjas include stuntman Brent Steffensen, speedy Michael "Frosti" Zernow, Universal Hollywood's Dan Mast, and stuntwoman Luci Romberg, while actor William Moseley and YouTube parkour sensation Jesse La Flair take on the course for the first time.
May 20 2012

Season 3

10 Episodes

The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 22 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 22 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 21 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 21 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 14 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 14 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 07 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Aug 07 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Jul 31 2011
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Jul 31 2011

Season 2

10 Episodes

The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 23 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 23 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 22 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 22 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 15 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 15 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 15 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 08 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 08 2010
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 08 2010

Season 1

8 Episodes

The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 19 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 19 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 19 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 19 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 12 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 12 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 12 2009
The search is on for 10 Americans who will travel to Japan and show that they have the strength, stamina and the guts to make the ultimate ascent to total victory.
Dec 12 2009