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Ninja Warrior news round-up: Six things you should know this week

The first of a new weekly segment.

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American Ninja Warrior - Season 13 Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Welcome to the first of a new weekly segment! On Thursdays, we’re going to put together a little round-up of the weekly Ninja Warrior news you should know.

Our goal is to feature not only articles from our website but from other sources as well. If you think you have some news that should be featured, drop us a note in the comment section below and we’ll check it out.

We’re still awaiting more announcements around season 14 of American Ninja Warrior and we’re in the midst of the holiday season, so the hard-hitting news will probably come in a few more weeks. Below, we’ve got the news you need to know, the news you should know, and some fun stuff to keep you smiling. Enjoy!

American Ninja Warrior - Season 13 Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Ninja Warrior News Round-Up - December 2, 2021

  1. Somehow, it’s already December. We can’t stress enough that season 14 applications are due on Friday the 10th!
  2. Neighborhood Ninjas is currently taking applications for season two of their mentorship program. Mentor and mentee applications are due by December 20. (We’re going to share an article about this incredible program soon!)
  3. While we don’t have any dates just yet, we do know that three Ninja Warrior special episodes will air in the near-ish future.
  4. Jimmy Choi and Team Fox raised $50,000 for Parkinson’s research and Akbar Gbajabiamila gave them a very well-deserved shout-out.
  5. The official Ninja Warrior YouTube page is regularly uploading older runs for your enjoyment.
  6. Zuri Hall hosted the 2021 Miss USA competition with aired on Monday night. The crown went to Elle Smith, Miss Kentucky.