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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Cain Clarke and Jonny Urszuly make history on ‘Ninja Warrior UK’ Finals

February 20th, 2017|

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This past weekend, Ninja Warrior UK concluded its third season with fifteen finalists taking on their upgraded Finals obstacle course. A surprisingly tricky Stage […]

Freerunner Katie McDonnell conquers ‘Ninja Warrior UK’ course, but misses Finals cut

February 15th, 2017|

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This past weekend, Ninja Warrior UK concluded the semi-final rounds of its highly-entertaining third season. In the first half of the bracket all eyes […]

Five-year-old Lylah MacCall is ‘The Little American Ninja Warrior that Could’

October 7th, 2016|

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Groundbreaking performances by Jessie Graf and Jesse LaBreck on the past season of American Ninja Warrior have inspired young girls coast-to-coast to up their […]

Fanny-packed Jake Murray chomps corn dog after epic ‘American Ninja Warrior’ run

September 6th, 2016|

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Last night, the second half of the field took on the Las Vegas National Finals obstacle course on American Ninja Warrior. When it was […]