JJ Woods inspires, Jessie Graff does the splits, Drew Drechsel burns rubber at ANW Daytona Beach Finals

August 8th, 2017|

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American Ninja Warrior veterans JJ Woods, Jessie Graff and Drew Drechsel did not disappoint with their performances at the Daytona Beach Finals. All three […]

“Papal Ninja” Sean Bryan edges out “Concrete Ninja” Adam Rayl at ANW Los Angeles Finals

July 25th, 2017|

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It is said that the power of faith can move mountains, but can it crack concrete? That question was put to the test at […]

With LaVar and Lonzo Ball shoe deals pending, it’s ANW’s Lorin Ball that should get signed

July 18th, 2017|

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By now, everyone and their sports-loving grandmother are familiar with LaVar Ball and his three uber-talented, basketball-playing sons — Lonzo Ball, LiAngelo Ball and […]

Jukka Dudeson, Jesse La Flair play parkour-flavored ‘Hole in the Wall’ at Tempest Freerunning Academy

July 13th, 2017|

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What happens when YouTuber Jukka Dudeson and freerunner Jesse La Flair get a hold of large sheets of styrofoam and meet at a Tempest […]

Allyssa Beird, Jesse Labreck crush American Ninja Warrior Cleveland Qualifiers obstacle course

July 11th, 2017|

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Picking up where they left off last season in Philadelphia, Allyssa Beird and Jesse Labreck shined anew on an American Ninja Warrior qualifying obstacle […]

ANW Supergirl Jessie Graff is half Wonder Woman, half Spider-Woman

June 27th, 2017|

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Rocking a shimmering outfit that was equal parts tribute to Wonder Woman and Spider-Woman, Jessie Graf raced on an American Ninja Warrior obstacle course […]

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 […]