Friday, April 7, 2017

Final Stage Podcast Episode 24: Ultimate Beastmaster Review: The Next Generation of Obstacle Courses

What happens when you take a show like Ninja Warrior and give it a Hollywood budget? You get Netflix’s Ultimate Beastmaster. The gigantic obstacle course competition featured 108 competitors from 6 countries competing in a real life video game where only one can claim the title. Among those competitors: Kinnikun Nakayama and Yuuji Urushihara. Join William and Arsenette as they review the massive show!

Also, the National Ninja League Season 2 Finals happened and William met Makoto Nagano there! Join us as we discuss the weekend of events, who won, and who to look forward to in ANW 9!

And finally, this is the last episode of the Final Stage Podcast. Arsenette and William reflect on the past two years. Thank you so much for following us on this wild ride.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

ALL THE NINJAS - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

At the end of Stage 1, all the available competitors from the National Ninja League finals got together to take a giant group photo. Also, a bonus video is at the end to show a small piece of what ninjas like to do in their downtime.

Final Stage Course Overview - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

Only one stage remains! Take a tour of the final stage of the National Ninja League Finals. Fifteen remain, but only the one competitor who goes the furthest and fastest will be crowned National Ninja League Champion!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Stage 2 - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

It's the second stage of the National Ninja League Finals! With a course that tests both strength and speed, how many of the remaining 27 competitors will reach the Final Stage?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Interview: Mike Bernardo - Finally Knowing What To Do - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

While at the National Ninja League Finals, I had the chance to talk with longtime fan and competitor Mike Bernardo. Mike goes deep into the ups and downs of the life of a ninja competitor, the obstacles he's trying to overcome, and what he needs to do to one day reach the top of the mountain.

Stage 2 Course Overview - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

It's stage two! Take a tour of the course the remaining 27 competitors will have to face.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Stage 1 Group 3 - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

It's the third and final group of stage one! With the only the top competitors left, how many more people will more on to stage two?

Friday, March 24, 2017

Stage 1 Group 2 - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

Stage 1 continues! Even more people take on the fast paced obstacle course! Will more than 2 people clear the stage this time?

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Interview: David Ravi - Australia's Emerging Ninja Scene - National Ninja League Season 2 Finals

One of my favorite things about the NNL weekend was all the new people I got to meet and interact with. One of those people was David Ravi, a gym owner who traveled with a group of people from Australia to compete in the National Ninja League. David was such a genuinely nice guy that I knew I had to interview him. So join us as we discuss the early stages of the Ninja Warrior scene in Australia and what it's like to train and compete while running your own gym.