Ninja Warrior speed bracket: The final round

Who do you think would reach the top of Stage Four first? We’re into the final round of the American Ninja Warrior speed bracket! Only two Ninjas are left from the 16 that we started with. Since we’re nearing the end, let’s go back to the beginning and refresh our memories on how we got here. There seemed to be a bit of confusion when we shared the link to the poll on Instagram yesterday. First, this is a made up bracket. It’s based on reader votes and that’s about it. Yup, there were definitely some bracket-busting moments within the […]

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Geoff Britten will return to Ninja Warrior in Tacoma

He last competed on the show in season eight. Geoff Britten is a Ninja of his word. He’ll return to the American Ninja Warrior course in Seattle/Tacoma for season 11! View this post on Instagram Hoping to get back to Vegas this year, and the path lies through #Tacoma! Thanks for another shot #americanninjawarrior A post shared by Geoff Britten (@geoffbritten) on Apr 4, 2019 at 6:46pm PDT Just about one year ago, Geoff went on the Armchair Ninja podcast and casually announced that he would try to return to American Ninja Warrior in 2019. We say “try” because all […]

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These Ninjas are heading to the Seattle/Tacoma course

Their shot at the Qualifiers is just a little over a month away. The phones are ringing once more! American Ninja Warrior is calling the competitors for the Seattle/Tacoma region. This is definitely one of the more coveted regions of the season. It’s the first time ever that American Ninja Warrior will tape indoors, taking over the Tacoma Dome. That also means the show will be taped during the daylight hours instead of overnight. A controlled environment and a regular night of sleep? Count us in! Filming will take place on May 11-12. This is also the first time the […]

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Ninja Warrior speed bracket: Round two winners and semi finals match ups

Who are you going to send to the finals? The results of round two of the Ninja Warrior speed bracket are in. We have to say, your votes surprised us this time around! Leads changed and the match ups got pretty heated towards the end. If the bracket could have been left open for a longer period of time, who knows what would have happened. But, as they say, that’s the way the cookie crumbles! (Don’t forget that we started this roster by using the results of Stage Two during season 10. Yes, there are MANY more Ninjas who weren’t […]

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8-year-old ‘Heart Warrior’ honored on Matt Iseman’s Warrior Wednesdays

Nathan Bywaters has his sights set on American Ninja Warrior Junior. Media professional and American Ninja Warrior host Matt Iseman was thrown for a loop by one reporter in Atlanta. He was stopped in his tracks by eight-year-old Nathan Bywaters, who was holding the mic for channel 11. Matt was taken aback by the confidence of the young reporter. Once he learned more about the young man, he was even more impressed. View this post on Instagram I can’t even put last night into words. It was so unreal! Voice lessons from @mattiseman (sound on)!!! I got to hang with […]

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Cast your votes in this Ninja Warrior speed bracket

Who would win in these face-offs? The NCAA March Madness brackets are winding to a close, but before it’s all said and done, let’s have a little American Ninja Warrior fun of our own. We’ve put together a Ninja Warrior “Sweet 16” bracket of competitors. Using your votes, we’ll see who advances in the “tournament”! First, selecting which competitors to include in the Sweet 16 was a hard task. What we finally came up with was including the Ninjas who advanced the farthest into Stage Two of season 10. Using Stage Two course completions, the one fail on the Water […]

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Najee Richardson shared how he plans to avoid a repeat of season 10 this year

And he did it will on a 56-floor stair climb! We’re climbing 56 flights of stairs, that’s 1058 steps ALL for an amazing cause that is very near and dear to my heart. Follow along as I climb (and get interviewed!). Want to support this incredible cause? Link https://action.lung.org/site/TR/Climb/ALAMA_Mid-Atlantic?px=7456693&pg=personal&fr_id=17683 Posted by Najee Richardson on Saturday, March 30, 2019 As a National Fight For Air Climb Ambassador, American Ninja Warrior competitor Najee Richardson climbed 56 flights of stairs this past weekend in Philadelphia. The challenge was a fundraiser for the American Lung Association. The group reached out to Najee after he […]

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Akbar claimed he can perform surgery better than Matt. Do you agree?

We find that to be a BOLD statement. Akbar vs Matt On the set of Ninja Warrior in Atlanta. Akbar Gbajabiamila explains why he is better than Matt Iseman at everything. Posted by Obstacle Racing Media on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 In a recent interview with Obstacle Racing Media, American Ninja Warrior host Akbar Gbajabiamila laid down what could sound like some fighting words. When host Matt B. Davis asked who would win in an arm wrestling match between Matt Iseman and Akbar, Akbar responded with, “Matt doesn’t stand a chance against me.” Okay, fair. We can see that. Akbar […]

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What kind of Ninja Warrior Sweet 16 bracket do you want to see?

Give us your thoughts, and we’ll build it out next week. The college basketball world is a flurry of activity as the March Madness brackets are down to the Sweet 16. Like the Super Bowl, March Madness is something even a casual sports fan can get into. Personal brackets are created based on whims and feelings, and sometimes bets are won on sheer luck. To get in on the fun, we want to create a Sweet 16 American Ninja Warrior bracket. But we were stumped while thinking about what it should be focused on. Obviously, there are the Ninjas themselves. […]

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The secret of the new first obstacle is out of the bag

FYI: This is not real, but it’s funny. View this post on Instagram The brand new first obstacle seems extra scary this year. #AmericanNinjaWarrior #ANW11 A post shared by Brett Sims (@mr.brettsims) on Mar 27, 2019 at 5:35pm PDT The first rule of taping American Ninja Warrior is don’t talk about taping American Ninja Warrior. The show, crew, and Ninjas TRY to keep the results and new obstacles a secret until the related air dates. But it can be a struggle. We mean, we’ve been trying to stay mum about the new first obstacle for weeks now. Then along comes […]

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