Meagan Martin and Kevin Bull’s ninja warrior team excels on ‘Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge’

June 20th, 2017|

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How do ninja warriors spend their time off? If they’re like Meagan Martin, Michelle Warnky, Maggi Thorne, Kevin Bull or Lance Pekus, they form […]

Mother-of-three Zhanique Lovett latest woman to inspire on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

June 13th, 2017|

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Mother-of-three Zhanique Lovett became the latest in a long line of female competitors — think Kacy Catanzaro, Jessie Graff, Meagan Martin, Jesse LeBreck, et […]

‘American Ninja Warrior’ sensation Jessie Graff continues making “HERstory”

June 3rd, 2017|

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In a special “USA vs. the World” episode on American Ninja Warrior, obstacle-racing superstar Jessie Graff made yet another bit of “herstory” when she […]

Office Olympics: From cubicle hurdles to chair rowing, workers compete worldwide

May 22nd, 2017|

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While offices are designed to be efficient workplaces, they also can unintentionally serve as stress incubators. From time to time, inmates of the cube […]

Unleash the Beast: Race on the world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course

May 12th, 2017|

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With the popularity of televised obstacle racing competitions like American Ninja Warrior, Wipeout and Spartan Race, it’s safe to say the sport is enjoying […]

Parkour gets animated every which way, from Minecraft to stop motion to flipbook

May 2nd, 2017|

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Buoyed by the popularity of American Ninja Warrior and various other stunting and obstacle racing shows (e.g. Wipeout, Bullseye, Spartan), parkour continues to grow […]

La La Land: Meet the skater, BMXer and freerunner featured in “Another Day of Sun”

April 27th, 2017|

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Among the six Academy awards won by the musical La La Land was one for Best Cinematography, and perhaps no scene exemplifies the film’s […]

Jake Murray (aka Amurraycan Ninja) goes full Frogger during thrilling ‘Team Ninja Warrior’ race

April 18th, 2017|

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Team Ninja Warrior got off to a dramatic start on the USA Network on Tuesday night, with Party Time’s Jake Murray (aka the Amurraycan […]

Ultimate Ninja Warrior history quiz

April 18th, 2017|

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The obstacle-course racing competition Team Ninja Warrior is coming to the USA Network tonight for a 11-part season featuring some of the biggest names […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Parkour (and how Batman broke his leg)

April 4th, 2017|

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice may have been reviled by movie critics (it has a tepid 27% rating on Rotten Tomatoes), but that […]

Yen Chen, Jake Murray, Neil Craver headline funniest ‘American Ninja Warrior’ submission videos

March 22nd, 2017|

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Before they can star under the bright lights on American Ninja Warrior, contestants must send in submission videos to be taken under consideration by […]

Drew Drechsel makes like modern-day Icarus on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ All Stars

February 21st, 2017|

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Ancient Greek mythology tells the story of Icarus, who famously ignored his father’s warning about flying too close to the sun. As a result, […]