The most difficult
obstacle course ever devised for television is taking
its talents to South Beach for one more go with the City
Finalists - from walk-on Josh Windbeck to veterans
Travis Rosen & Ryan Stratis. Who will crumble under the
pressure, and who will continue on the road to Vegas...
and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR?
Joining the qualifier course are four
- QUINTUPLE STEPS
- UTILITY POLE SLIDER
- BALANCE BRIDGE
- SLIDER JUMP
- MONKEY PEG
- WARPED WALL.
- SALMON LADDER: One rung, as many planks as it takes to reach...
- LEDGE JUMP: Navigate around three vertical planks.
- ROLLING STEEL: A grueling arm bike along an incline track
- SPIDER CLIMB: Wedge yourself inside and climb three stories to finish
Thirty will run the course. Only the top
15 will advance to the Final Sasuke. Remember, win-and-in is still in
play. Hit the buzzer, go to Vegas.
First up tonight...
- Josh Windbeck (21; Sharpsburg, MD;
warehouse worker): FAIL Salmon Ladder
- Brandon Smith (28; Clearwater, FL; firefighter): FAIL Salmon Ladder
- Brandon Arrington (29; Lexington, SC; pilot): FAIL Slider Jump
- Jonathan Brown (21; Merritt Island, FL; lifeguard): FAIL Salmon Ladder
Edgardo Osorio and Sean Nogues joined the
ranks of the damned at the Salmon Ladder.
- William Brown (28; Cocoa, FL; power
plant manager): COMPLETE! (3:17.50)... and then he breaks the button.
The heat is on with...
- Grant David (24; Orlando; acrobatic
performer): FAIL Rolling Steel
Jason Gupton failed at the Warped Wall,
James Perreira fell at.. you guessed it, the Salmon Ladder. David
Gilbert got wet on the Slider Jump... twice.
- Travis Rosen (38; Franklin, TN;
stockbroker): he is playing hurt with a bone spur. COMPLETE! (3:20.67)
Finally, it's the run of the night...
- Ryan Stratis (29; Kennesaw, GA;
personal trainer): Remember, he's competed all five seasons. COMPLETE!
(4:04.90) He's baaaaaack!
1) WILLIAM BROWN
2) TRAVIS ROSEN
3) RYAN STRATIS
The Stratomatic joins Travis Rosen and
Will Power on the trip to Vegas. Tomorrow on NBC, we're hoping for 12
more finishers out of the 15 that have yet to run.
For more information on the contestants,
including never-before-seen footage, or to watch this episode in its entirety, go to
g4tv.com/anw or nbc.com/anw