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American Ninja Warriors made a strong showing in Australian competition

They flew thousands of miles to take part in the Ninja Challenge League Finals.

Nothing can keep a Ninja away from a competition. Not even a measly few thousand miles.

Several American Ninja Warrior competitors flew all the way to Australia to take part in the Ninja Challenge League Finals. The Challenge featured Ninjas from all over the planet, including six from the US. The winners received cash prizes and qualified for the Ninja League World Championship, which will take place in February at the XL Center in Hartford, CT.

You can read the full results here:

Mat Redho from Malaysia took first place over all.

Olivia Vivian from Australia was first place in the women’s division.

American Ninja Warrior Jake Murray came in second after making it to the third stage of the competition.

Lucio Battista, who has also competed on American Ninja Warrior, went out early on stage one, but he stuck around to help host the live stream of the event.

Ninja Warrior Jon Alexis Jr. made it to Stage Three and took sixth place. Then he made a really, really cute new friend.

Mike Ravert, who hasn’t appeared on the show just yet, made it all the way to Stage Three and took the tenth spot over all.

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Now that the @ninjachallengeleague finals are all finished, there's so much to talk about and be thankful for. Most importantly, @marvraki took a risk on accepting me, someone who has never competed on American Ninja Warrior, as an international wildcard and I can't thank him and the league enough for the invitation. I knew I had a great opportunity to prove myself and show what I'm capable of and this moment of hitting the buzzer on stage 2 released all of that excitement. I unfortunately got disqualified on stage 3 resulting in a 10th place finish but representing the USA and being only one of the 11 competitors to make it to stage 3 was a huge accomplishment and I couldn't be more excited about it. I want to thank my USA team, @ninjaforacure, @themoustache_ninja, @j0nthegiant, @ninjanickythumbs and @jake.murray for being supportive, encouraging and incredible training partners and to @ninja.academy, @daveravininja, @marvraki and the rest of the Australian community for being so welcoming to us Yanks. I cannot wait to come back stronger next year! . . . . . . . . . #americanninjawarrior #ninja #ninjachallenge #ncl #nclfinals2018 #proveyourmoves #nnl #nationalninjaleague #gripstrength #grip #anw #fit #fitness #fitspo #fitfam #instafit #strong #strength #rockclimbing #climbing #pullups #boston #bostonstrong #calisthenics #training #competition #inspiration #motivation #absbychipsahoy @chipsahoy

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Henry Ferrarin made it to the second stage and used the opportunity to take his Ninja for a Cure message global.

Nick Patel also ended his run on Stage Two. It looks like he used his downtime to his advantage.

Both days of the competition were live-streamed, so if you’ve got about 15 hours to spare, you can check it out on the Ninja Challenge League YouTube.