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Bad news for Ninja Warrior fans


Jarrod Sierocki

America’s first Ninja Warrior winner Isaac Caldiero won $1 million when he completed Mt Midoriyama

Isaac Caldiero on American Ninja Warrior in 2015. Picture: David Becker/NBC/NBCU

AMERICA’S first ever Ninja Warrior winner has warned that it’s going to take “a few years” for an Australian to achieve the same feat.

Isaac Caldiero competed in season 5 and season 6 of the US version of the show before he became the first person to complete all of the stages in the Grand Final in season 7 in 2015.

The experienced rockclimber, who won $1 million when he was crowned the Ninja Warrior, has opened up to news.com.au about the training required to win the show and why we shouldn’t expect an Aussie winner anytime soon.

You had a crack at the show twice before you won in your third season. Did your training change each year?

The first season I went straight into the competition with zero training, I hadn’t even tried a single obstacle in my entire life. I made it all the way to the final…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/reality-tv/americas-first-ninja-warrior-winner-warns-it-will-be-a-while-before-we-have-an-australian-winner/news-story/abf43c0f03ae9418b4f51cf3c2406ccf

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