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Look back at season 11: Los Angeles Qualifiers and City Finals

The first location was the first time we saw the new Power Tower in action

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It’s become a bit of a tradition here at ANW Nation to wrap up each season by creating a log of each course location. While we’re still reeling from season 11’s epic conclusion, it is that time of year again!

American Ninja Warrior kicked off 2019 with a traditional stop: Los Angeles. While the actual venue changed from Venice Beach to Universal Studios in season eight, we’re used to seeing things start off on the West Coast.

What we weren’t used to was the Power Tower. This was the first time we saw the new final challenge in action, both in the Qualifiers and rebuilt for the City Finals. The races gave us a chance to really contemplate how the Speed Pass and Safety Pass would affect the rest of the season.

Take a look back at what the Los Angeles region had to offer!

Los Angeles Qualifiers

Los Angeles City Finals

  • Podcast guest: Flip Rodriguez

The course:

Shrinking Steps

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Walk the Plank

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Spring Forward

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Diamond Dash

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Spin Hopper

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Warped Wall

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Salmon Ladder

The Hinge

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Leaps of Faith

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Spider Trap

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Power Tower

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