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Cincinnati preview pics tease the return of competitors and some daunting obstacles

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Everyone’s favorite Wingnuts will be making a return!

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American Ninja Warrior rolls into the final Qualifying episode with a visit to Cincinnati, OH! The region is the last chance to make it into the City Finals and it boasts some strong competitors and a crop of promising rookies.

We’ve got some teaser photos to help get you prepared for the expected action! No spoilers here, but if you’re a purest, just wait until after the episode to scroll through these. We have to say, in a few of these, the Ninjas are looking a little nervous!

Drew Lachey of 98 Degrees wants to try out his footwork on the course.

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The Ring Swing has Nati Ninja James Wilson looking a little perturbed.

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Jamie Ross knows she’ll need to keep her focus to get through.

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The Winguts are BAAACK.

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And this look perfectly encapsulates how we feel about that.

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The Spinning Bridge is also making a return.

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And the Ninjas don’t look that excited to see it.

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The picture at the top of the article is veteran competitor Jesse Labreck. She’ll be joined in this region by her fellow Ninja and now-fiancé, Chris DiGangi.

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We’ll see these Ninjas and many, many more at the Cincinnati Qualifiers on Monday, July 8 at 8/7c on NBC!