Ninja News Weekly – Week of July 24, 2017 – UNAA Finals, NNL Competition, ANW S09E07, and more!

Ninja News Weekly is your look at what has happened in the last week in the ninja world, from TV shows, local competitions, gym openings, and more. We’ll also take a peek of what is coming up for the next week!  This week saw the Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association host their season finals competition, the National Ninja League held 2 different qualifiers, and the first city finals course aired for American Ninja Warrior.

Ninja News Last Week

UNAA (Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association) Finals

UNAA held their Season 2 finals this weekend at SOAR United gym in Dallas, Texas.  Congratulations to all the winners! You can re-watch the finals runs on their Facebook page

UNAA Womens Division Winners

  1. Jesse Labreck
  2. Barclay Stockett
  3. Melisa Anderson
  4. Maggie Thorne
  5. Jessica Clayton

UNAA Mens Division Winners

  1. Adam Rayl
  2. Joseph Moravsky
  3. Nicholas Fordney
  4. Daniel Gil
  5. Jake Murray

UNAA Youth 14-17 Division Winners

  1. Jacob Winter
  2. Chase Cline
  3. Isaac Rasmussen
  4. Natan Haney
  5. Caleb Bergstrom

UNAA Youth 10-13 Division Winners

  1. Kaden Lebsack
  2. Hudson Humphries
  3. Elijah Browning
  4. Christian Youst
  5. Caiden Madzelan

National Ninja League (NNL) Qualifier Competitions

This weekend saw a double header of qualifying competitions for the National Ninja League.  Apex Movement NorCal held a competition on Saturday, and then Obstacle Warriors in Dallas held a competition Sunday.  Many of the athletes who competed in the UNAA finals on Saturday pulled double duty and then competed in the NNL competition on Sunday! You can watch all the waves from the Obstacle Warriors run via their Facebook page. No videos are currently available from the Apex Movement NorCal Qualifiers.

NNL – Apex Movement NorCal – Male Division

  1. Sean Grimm
  2. Steven Scultz
  3. Brad Marasco
  4. Ty Evans
  5. David Campbell

NNL – Apex Movement NorCal – Female Division

  1. Anna Shumaker
  2. Jeri D’Aurelio
  3. Krystal Freiermuth
  4. Phuong Tresner
  5. Nicole Poweleit

NNL – Obstacle Warriors – Male Division

  1. Austin Gray
  2. Daniel Gil
  3. Vincent Castranova
  4. Jake Murray
  5. Thomas Stillings

NNL – Obstacle Warriors – Female Division

  1. Jesse Labreck
  2. Lauren Keen
  3. Sara Heesen
  4. Lindsay Eskidsen
  5. Mckinley Pierce

American Ninja Warrior Las Vegas City Finals

Monday night was the first of the city finals to air.  

Upcoming Ninja News

With the UNAA finals wrapping up this past weekend, it will be several months until the next round of qualifiers start.  Once the schedule for Season 3 is announced, we’ll be sure to share that!

The National Ninja League will see the next qualifying event take place on July 29th, at NinjaQuest Fitness just outside of Atlanta in Marietta, Georgia.  This is the same gym that will host the Season 3 NNL finals in February of 2018, so this might draw a strong contingent of ninjas.

American Ninja Warrior will also air the San Antonio Texas City Finals for Season 9 on Monday, July 31st, from 8-10pm on NBC.

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