Last night on G4, 15
tried their hand at the Miami Final course. Only three,
William Brown, Ryan Stratis, and Travis Rosen, have
completed. Now Jason Soares will try his luck, while
Drew Drechsel & Flip Rodriguez renew their rivalry as we
move closer to Vegas and possibly an AMERICAN NINJA
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...
- Joseph Rosello (30; Miami;
firefighter): turned his love of parkour and his love of G-d into "Parkour
& Praise". FAIL Salmon Ladder
- Brian Escarsega (27; Wilmington, NC; business owner): FAIL Slider Jump
Fastfowarding, we see the Salmon Ladder
take out John Walker and Josh Romeo.
- Briggs Schneider (21; Nashville; pizza
delivery): FAIL Salmon Ladder
- Tukrong "TK" Klengdong (22; Boston; promotions assistant): COMPLETE!
During his run, though, TK broke his
- Jason Soares (23; Miami; professional
MMA fighter): COMPLETE! (4:02.43). Couldn't complete the qualifier,
Sean Bennett goes out on the Slider Jump,
as did Fernando Vazquez.
- Idoko Abuh (23; Orlando; audio
engineer): originally from Nigeria... FAIL Rolling Steel
Yev Kouchnir finishes after a scare on
the Monkey Peg. We've saved the best for last.
- David "Flip" Rodriguez (23; Miami;
freerunning instructor): COMPLETE! (2:31 EVEN!)
- Drew Drechsel (24; Gainesville, FL; car salesman): COMPLETE!
(2:29.93!) And Florida has a new king!
And we have our top 15...
1) DREW DRECHSEL (2:29.93)
2) DAVID "FLIP" RODRIGUEZ
3) WILLIAM BROWN
4) TRAVIS ROSEN
5) TUKRONG "TK" KLENGDONG
6) YEV KOUCHNIR
7) JASON SOARES
8) RYAN STRATIS
9) Grant David (Rolling Steel)
10) Idoko Abuh (Rolling Steel)
11) Brandon Smith (Salmon Ladder)
12) Jonathan Brown (Salmon Ladder)
13) Joseph Rosello (Salmon Ladder)
14) John Walker (Salmon Ladder)
15) Josh Romeo (Salmon Ladder)
One more city to hit, and that's Denver.
We tap the Rockies for the final 15 to join our ranks of automatic
qualifiers. And with a staggering 48 finishers, something's got to give.
We'll see you next time on G4.
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including never-before-seen footage, or to watch this episode in its entirety, go to
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