With 2016 winding down, let’s take a look back at the videos American Ninja Warrior fans couldn’t get enough of. Here are the 10 most watched videos of American Ninja Warrior Nation.
13) Jake Murray’s Stage One run at the National Finals
Jake had been expressing his personal style all season, but he took it to a new level with the infamous corndog fanny pack occurrence.
Of course Jake Murray was hungry after that run!Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Monday, September 5, 2016
12) Flip Rodriguez’s Stage One run at the National Finals
The fan favorite had an inspirational season, and pulled off a course completion with just over 4 seconds left.
Flip is one of the strongest Ninjas for so many reasons.Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Monday, August 29, 2016
11) John Loobey’s Philadelphia Qualifying run
He tried to fool us all with the robe and the walker, but he was a true contender. At 64, Loobey is now the oldest competitor to complete not one, but two obstacles.
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10) Jessie Graff’s LA City Finals run
Season eight’s superstar set her path to success on fire with this run. She was the first competitor to make it past the Wedge and placed second overall for the night.
Jessie Graff is UNSTOPPABLE.Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Monday, July 11, 2016
9) Jake Murray’s Indianapolis City Finals run
Jake finished the course with flare, securing his spot in Las Vegas. But before he breezed up the Invisible Ladder, he backflipped UP the Warped Wall.
Sure, back flip UP the Warped Wall. NBD.Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Monday, July 25, 2016
8) Josh Levin’s LA City Finals run
The rookie made a mark in his first season by becoming the only Ninja able to complete the LA Finals course.
7) Michael Torres’ Stage One run at the National Finals
The National Finals are known for their brutality but this rookie was not going to give up. He dug deep and completed Stage One with 0.08 seconds left on the clock.
Yup. Okay, that gave us a heart attack.Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Monday, August 29, 2016
6) Jessie Graff’s LA City Qualifying run
Ninja Warrior fans were really feeling Jessie Graff this season and for good reason. In her Qualifying run, she was the only woman to complete the course, and the first to make it up the new, taller Warped Wall.
5) Zach Gowen’s Indianapolis City Qualifying run
Zach lost his leg as a child to cancer and has spent his life defying the odds. When he took to the course, we all got to join in on the very special celebration of his achievements.
4) T-Rex takes on the Atlanta course
Face it, who doesn’t love a good T-Rex video? Ninja Warrior Reko Rivera donned the costume and did a heck of job impressing us, while giving us all a good laugh.
3) Artis Thompson III’s Oklahoma City Qualifying run
Artis lost his leg in a motorcycle accident just a few years after his brother passed away and its given him a sheer grit to persevere. After a fall on the Log Runner, he flat out refused defeat and used every ounce of strength to finish the obstacle.
Artis Thompson III had the most inspiring run in Oklahoma City
Simply amazing. Artis Thompson III is an inspiration.由 American Ninja Warrior Nation 貼上了 2016年6月21日
2) The world meets little Ninja Lylah
This video didn’t take place on the official American Ninja Warrior course, but with over 100 million views, it can’t be left out! Lylah is a little girl with big dreams of becoming a Ninja Warrior and a very helpful, handy dad who built her an incredible backyard course.
Lylah would go on to meet her hero, Jessie Graff, and run a special course on the Harry Connick Jr. show.
Best Dad ever builds Ninja Warrior course for daughter
The next Jessie Graff has an amazing Dad who built an incredible backyard Ninja Warrior course. Check it out! (via @gavin.maccall)Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Wednesday, October 5, 2016
1) Jessie Graff’s Stage One run at the National Finals
Was there any doubt where this video would come in? After an incredible season, Jessie went on to make history again. She became the first woman to ever complete a National Finals course and solidified her status as a Ninja Warrior icon.
Jessie Graff's Stage One run at the National Finals
This is the run you NEED to see. Jessie Graff is a super hero!Posted by American Ninja Warrior Nation on Monday, August 29, 2016
Here’s the all the Ninja Warrior greatness coming in 2017!