Kacy Catanzaro Dominates American Ninja Warrior
Gymnast Kacy Catanzaro dominated American Ninja Warrior. Kacy Catanzaro became the first woman to complete the qualifying course of American Ninja Warrior, making it up the warped wall on her second try at 5:26.18 at the Dallas qualifiers, ranking her 21 out of 30; this also makes her the first woman to make it up the warped wall in competition.
“I would say that my weight is an advantage because I’m light, so I don’t have to hold up as much weight,” she told Vulture. “But I think that my height and my size is definitely a disadvantage because my arms are a lot shorter when it comes to reaching things, my legs are a lot shorter when it comes to jumping to things, stuff like that.”
Standing only 4 feet 11 inches (150 cm) tall and weighing only 90 pounds (41 kg). She began doing gymnastics at age 5. She attended Towson University in Towson, Maryland from 2009 until 2012, studying early childhood education on an athletic scholarship. She competed in gymnastics for Towson, and was named the Southeast Regional Gymnast of the Year in 2012. She was also named the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference Gymnast of the Year and was the top-ranked competitor in that conference for that year.