When Allyssa Beird decided to try out for American Ninja Warrior, she went BIG with the life change. She somehow managed to fit in an intense training schedule along with the intense demands of being a fifth grade teacher.
But no one can doubt the results of that commitment. In just two seasons on the show, Allyssa has become one of the best Ninjas. In season nine, she was the only woman to complete Stage One of the National Finals.
Learn more about her rise to the top on and off the show on the card above!