Junior Ninjas challenge Ninja Super Fans and the results are hilarious

Photo by: Eddy Chen/Universal Kids/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images These aren’t your typical Ninja obstacles… The second season of American Ninja Warrior Junior is coming in February (exact date TBD), but that isn’t stopping the Ninjas from having a little fun while we wait. In this video, Junior Ninjas take on Ninja Fans in wacky challenges like finding bubble gum in a whipped cream pie and then blowing a bubble, wrapping your partner in toilet paper, and more. Check it out on YouTube here or watch below: https://www.americanninjawarriornation.com/2020/1/7/21035345/junior-ninjas-challenge-ninja-super-fans-and-the-results-are-hilarious

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Ninjas Making a Difference: Nick Hanson

https://www.instagram.com/p/B6bxbCKF4rz/ This series highlights Ninjas who are making a difference in their community. Nick Hanson, named the Eskimo Ninja because he’s Inupiaq, an indigenous group from northwestern Alaska. He hails from a village of fewer than 700 people called Unalakleet. Nick first competed on season 7 of American Ninja Warrior, barely missing City Finals. In season 9, Nick made it to Stage Two of the National Finals and in both season 10 and 11, he failed on the Twist & Fly obstacle in Stage One. As a World Eskimo Indian Olympian and Ninja, Nick has become a motivational speaker with […]

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Theses Ninjas have goals for 2020

David Becker Ninja goals, fitness goals, career goals, social life goals…all sorts of goals! Ninjas are goal-oriented people, and what better time of year to set some goals than the beginning of a brand new year? The Ninjas in our community have already achieved so much, but we know they’re always hungry for more. We took to Instagram to find out what the Ninjas will be working hard to accomplish in 2020. Ryan Stratis has it all perfectly laid out into three separate categories and says that posting his goals helps with accountability. View this post on Instagram NEW YEAR […]

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This pup got more than 1.2 million views of his backyard Ninja skills

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr21-MuPPzw&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3tuv_EkVGTT5Sc7vWZ-LAoHHvQeYa_4szS-gSPsyMTli9L6nCvS3XFa-k Nice work, Johnny! Most Ninja fans know that Roo Yori is nicknamed the K9 Ninja because of his love of dogs and work with rescues. Roo created the Wallace the Pit Bull Foundation in honor of the first dog that he and his wife rescued and they donate time and money to rescues around the country. In October 2018, Roo posted a video of his rescue Johnny running their dog-friendly backyard Ninja course, and it went viral in 2019. Since first posting the video, more than 1.2 million people have watched Johnny jump, crawl, and even glide down the […]

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Ninjas reflect on the accomplishments, adventures, and love they experienced in 2019

Ginny MacColl Overall, it was a good year for the Ninjas. A new year is always a time for reflection and the Ninjas are doing just that. As always, it was a year filled with ups and downs, with the ups highlighted a bit more on social media. For much of the ANW community, Ninja was a huge part of their year. And why not! There’s a lot to love — the show, the training, the competitions throughout the year, the challenges, and the community of incredible people. For Abby Clark, Ninja showed up in almost all of her top […]

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6 Must-Read Ninja articles from 2019

Photo by: Quantrell Colbert/NBC/BCU Photo Bank Waiting for NYE? Here are a few ways to pass some time. We’ve already reviewed the top 10 articles from American Ninja Warrior Nation in 2019, but we have a few more stories worth adding to your must-read list. Here are six of our favorite articles from 2019 to keep you busy as you wait for New Year’s Eve festivities to start. 1. Drew Drechsel is a dad We’ll never get over this exciting announcement! Welcome to the world, Korey Kade! 2. What makes a good Ninja shoe? We talked with Barclay Stockett, Tyler […]

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Meet your 2020 Ninja goals with these training videos from Drew Drechsel

Photo by: David Becker/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images Check out these tips from one of the top Ninjas! Are you finally making the transition from fan to Ninja in 2020? Or maybe you want to step up your training and test your skills at a Ninja comp? Either way, the season 11 Champion, Drew Drechsel, has a ton of videos on his YouTube challenge that can help you get started or go to the next level with your training. You can find all the training videos—and more—on Drew’s channel here, but a few that stand out […]

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What are your Ninja resolutions for 2020?

Photo by: Matthew Hayward/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images It’s almost a new year and a new decade! What are you planning for 2020? It’s almost a new year and a new decade! It’s the time of year when we sit down to think about what we want to do over the next 365 days and set goals that challenge us to do something different. Unfortunately, many of us make resolutions and then don’t follow through, so here are a few tips for keeping the ones you set this year: Challenge yourself, but also make your resolutions […]

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What our #Top9of2019 tells us about the ANW community

Photo by: Michael Becker/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images If you’re on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed the #Top9of2019 trend in which people/accounts are posting their top 9 photos from 2019. Last night, I went to the website and found out the Top 9 for @ANWNation and here’s what came up: View this post on Instagram Here’s our #top9of2019 Certainly some great moments from #AmericanNinjaWarrior! One was so good it made on there twice (we re-shared the video for our 1,000 post!) A post shared by American Ninja Warrior Nation (@anwnation) on Dec 27, 2019 at 9:59am PST […]

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The top 10 American Ninja Warrior Nation articles from 2019

Here are the 10 most popular articles from ANWN in 2019. As 2019 winds down, we’ve been thinking about what a great year it’s been for American Ninja Warrior. More competitors than ever made it to Stage Three (21!) and we saw a Champion crowned. Since the show aired, there have been babies born, engagements and weddings, and plenty of Ninja fun! But when it comes to American Ninja Warrior Nation, what were the articles that you just couldn’t get enough of? 1. Season 11 locations and taping dates Unsurprisingly, readers can’t wait to find out when and where the […]

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