Was Drew Drechsel hunting for the Power Tower? Maybe yes, maybe no.

He always aims for a great run. This time there just happened to be an additional prize. When Drew Drechsel stepped on the American Ninja Warrior course in Atlanta, everyone was expecting big things from the veteran competitor. Would it be the fastest time? Maybe revenge on the Mega Wall he just missed in season 10? Drew delivered on all fronts. He trotted through the course easily, meaning he had plenty of energy left at the end to attempt the Mega Wall. As far as time, it didn’t cost him much as he took the second fastest time of the […]

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Season 11 Atlanta Qualifiers: Full results and all competitors

It was a good night, but the course still had a bite to it. 98 competitors took to the course for the American Ninja Warrior Atlanta Qualifiers. Overall, we think it was definitely a solid night. 17 Ninjas were able to complete the course, and four did it with the Mega Wall. Those are the kinds of numbers we like to see! The new obstacle, Off the Hook, quietly chipped away at the field, while the Bouncing Spider continued to be a trampoline trap. Find out more about all the runs below! Read a recap of the episode here. Here […]

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Atlanta photos tease new obstacles and returning Ninjas

Just a little something to look at while we wait for the episode. American Ninja Warrior’s next stop is Atlanta! The Qualifiers promise to bring another exciting chapter in the new season. While we wait to find out who’ll make it to the buzzer and who might be heading home early, wet your whistle with some teaser photos from the episode. These pictures are light on spoilers, but you could always just wait for the episode to air if you’re worried! Do you think their faces ever get sore from smiling so much? Quantrell Colbert/NBC Kevin Carbone’s expression is how […]

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American Ninja Warrior wins Critics’ Choice Real TV Award

The show won in the category of Best Sports Show. Major congrats are in order! Our #AmericanNinjaWarrior team snagged a @CriticsChoice Real Award for “best sports show!” pic.twitter.com/sjdo5X5sX2 — Ninja Warrior (@ninjawarrior) June 3, 2019 American Ninja Warrior took home the honors at the Inaugural Critics’ Choice Real TV Awards! Hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila were on hand to accept the trophy during the June 2 event. View this post on Instagram We won! #CriticsChoice @ninjawarrior #americanninjawarrior A post shared by Matt Iseman (@mattiseman) on Jun 2, 2019 at 7:35pm PDT The show won in the category of Best […]

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Brian Burk and David Alvarez owned the course and our hearts in LA

After hooking our feelings, they became two of the first finishers of season 11! These ninjas really stepped up to the plate and brought something special to their runs. pic.twitter.com/7HMsr69QrM — Ninja Warrior (@ninjawarrior) May 30, 2019 While all of American Ninja Warrior’s competitors are something special, two of the course finishers at the Los Angeles Qualifiers really stopped us in our tracks. David Alvarez and Brian Burk shared incredibly emotional stories, and then had us clapping and cheering as they hit the buzzer. You can catch snippets of their runs in the video above. David Alvarez Michael Becker/NBC The […]

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David Campbell returned for his 11th season healthier than he’s been in years

He took the time this year to really understand what has been affecting his health. The premiere of American Ninja Warrior’s 11th season brought with it the introduction of the Power Tower. The new element pitched the two fastest finishers of the night against one another in a head-to-head race for the Speed Pass, which guarantees the winner a place in the National Finals. Ultimately, the prize went to Hunter Guerard. But it was not a simple win. He made it to the buzzer only a split second ahead of David Campbell. David, known as the Ninja Godfather, is an […]

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Kevin Bull on what brought him back for his sixth season

The veteran isn’t going to give up on his goals. American Ninja Warrior premiered season 11 with a stacked Los Angeles region. Among the top talent on the course was Kevin Bull, who returned for his sixth season of competition. Kevin has built his Ninja career on quick, confident runs that have reliably moved him into the National Finals. But his Los Angeles Qualifying run included one more goal than usual this year. Kevin had his sights set on the fastest or second fastest completion time. This would have moved him on to the Power Tower, where he could have […]

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Hunter Guerard on growing up with the military and the wild ride that led him to Ninja

Known as “The Lizard” on the show, Hunter gives us a look at his many, many different sides. WARNING: If you haven’t watch the season 11 premiere of American Ninja Warrior, stop reading. Go watch it. Then come back. There’s a huge, massive spoiler RIGHT under this… American Ninja Warrior debuted the brand new Power Tower along with season 11. The two fastest finishers of the night raced head-to-head, 40 feet in the air for the Speed Pass. That pass guarantees the winner a spot in the National Finals, no matter what happens during the City Finals. Three-time Ninja Warrior […]

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Season 11 Los Angeles Qualifiers: Full results and all competitors

96 Ninjas started out the season. American Ninja Warrior kicked off season 11 with the Los Angeles Qualifiers. We finally got to see the new Power Tower in action and it did not disappoint. David Campbell and Hunter Guerard put it all on the line, with Hunter winning the Speed Pass to the National Finals. But the unsung Ninja killer of the night might have been the new obstacle, Walk the Plank. It took out a whopping 31 of 96 Ninjas! Below, you can take a look at how all the falls broke down. Read a recap of the episode […]

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Get ready for the Los Angeles Qualifiers with these pics

Season 11 is so close we can almost taste it! The hours are ticking away until the grand return of American Ninja Warrior! Season 11, (which starts at 8/7c pm on NBC, Wednesday May 29) will start with the Los Angeles Qualifiers. We got our hands on a few preview pictures from the course that we can share with you. Now, per usual, we try to be careful about only selecting photos that aren’t spoilers. But if you quantify almost anything as a spoiler, we suggest you just wait till the episode airs. Check it out! Up at the top […]

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