‘American Ninja Warrior’ Season 6, Episode 5: ‘Denver Qualifying′
The qualifying rounds conclude in Denver, where competitors tackle two never-before-seen obstacles, the Cat Grab and Doorknob Grasper. This round will be the last opportunity to qualify for the finals in Las Vegas and a shot at winning the cash prize of $500,000. The show’s most notable competitor, Brian Arnold, returns to the course. MMA fighter Michelle Waterson competes along with Harlem Globetrotter Bull Bullard and BMX champion Morgan Wade. Also tackling the course is Drew Manning, author of The New York Times best-seller Fit2Fat2Fit. Competitors in this rigorous obstacle course competition series will vie for the title American Ninja Warrior.
The series will hold open tryouts to find the top 10 American competitors from across the country and send them to Japan to tackle Sasuke, the world’s most difficult and diabolical obstacle course. The American competitor who completes all four stages of Sasuke in the fastest time will be named the ultimate American Ninja Warrior. Only three out of 2,600 competitors have completed all stages of the course, none have been from America.
American Ninja Warrior season 6, episode 5 airs June 23 at 9 p.m. EDT on NBC.