Top 10 Most Skilled American Ninja Warrior Contestants

The most skilled contestants to ever compete in the American Ninja Warrior contest.
The Top Ten
1 Drew Dreschel

All around great person. Besides his obvious athletic ability, he has great sportsmanship. He stands on the sidelines supporting fellow ninjas and you can't help but to notice his genuine concern that they do well. Most ninjas are like that but there is just something about Drew. That's why he's my favorite. Just seems to be one of those people that you would just love being around. Also, congrats on becoming a daddy.

The thing that amazes me about Drew is that he totally shattered his knee and leg and was able to come back and compete at the highest level again. That takes dedication and a lot of hard work to do that. I admire his ability and his dedication to the sport. Go Drew!

2 David "Flip" Rodriguez

Flip is truly a warrior. He's come thru so much and still has a smile on his face. He can conquer any obstacle life throws at him.. he can come thru any challenge stronger. I love his little tadpoles that he trains. he's a great role model for these kids.. he is my absolute favorite. Thank you Flip for never giving up..

Flip has an amazing story, and I think way too many people underestimate him. Rodriguez all the way!

Flip...Well, he is amazing. He inspires so many and has gone through so much.

3 Joe Moravsky

Joe has more almost 3 times as many buzzers as failures. He has 1 legit fail in all of his qualifying/finals courses (nobody finished that night), and he has 1 "semi" fail because he chose the mega wall and hit a ridiculous blind obstacle that should have never been done.

While he hasn't climbed Mt. Midoriyami, he is still probably the GOAT. Think Jordan before winning 6 rings. He is definitely the most consistent athlete on this competition. Never failed a course before stage 1 in LV! Definitely underrated due to his humble nature. Only a matter of time.

4 Sean Bryan

-Top 3 two years ago,
-Top 2 last year.
-Hit every buzzer but stage 3 every year.
-2x undefeated record holding Salmon Ladder champ.
-This years Big Dipper champ.
My opinion, best all around the last 2-3 years, under appreciated.

Sean Bryan is the whole package of the best role model for anyone. Inside and out, he is amazing. Not to mention he kicks butt ok the course every time.

Sean always dominates every obstacle he takes on. He is an inspiration on and off the course. He is an elite athlete and an even better human being.

5 Geoff Britten

-First American Ninja Warrior.
-Thunbolt Champion.
-Had a perfect season unlike both Isaac Caldiero and Drew Dreschel.
-His 7 buzzer streak is currently the longest on American Ninja Warrior.
- 100% Stage 2, 3 and 4 clear rate.
-Immense upper body and grip strength.
-And my favourite American Ninja Warrior.

Britten is the only competitor to have a perfect season meaning he did not fail a single obstacle from qualifying to the top of Mount Midoriyama. He also has Popeye Arms.

Hit 6 consecutive buzzers in his second season competing. Finished stages 3 and 4 by sheer willpower.

6 Ryan Stratis

-Conquered the Mega Wall on his first try unlike Drew.
-Completed the City Finals 2 years in a row.
-Not to mention he completed the Mega Wall with an injured shoulder.
-Won Battle of the Beards twice.
-Completed the Stair Hopper where Drew Dreschel, Geoff Britten, Najee Richardson, Jessie Graff and himself on his first try failed.
-Best out of the 4 Originals.

Ryan Stratis is one of the best American ninja warriors (from JP age 6).

Competed on all 11 seasons. You got to love him

7 Brent Steffensen

Stage 3 2010 2011 2012
First American to beat the ultimate cliff hanger.
Last ninja standing 2012. 2nd fastest American stage 1 time.

Made it farther than any other American on the course.

Athletic. Last man standing 2012. Very consistent to.

8 David Campbell

Last man standing 2010 2011
Made what ninja warrior is today.

He has been competing since the first season.

9 Daniel Gil

I love watching all of the competitors, but Daniel Gil is the real reason I watch at all. What a great example he provides for young people and old alike. He seems to live the message and God has blessed him with a talent where he can reach millions. And yes, he should be in the top 5, but is # 1 in my book!

If Daniel had been given more time to rest before attempting Stage 4, the competition with Drew, who was able to rest a lot longer, would have been more fair. The way it played out tonight, we really do not know who is the best at this time. It was not a level laying field!

10 Jessie Graff

You go Jessie Graff! I loved her I hope she comes back. She is strong and inspirational. She should be higher on the list!

Love, love, love Jessie. She is the best.So happy to hear she was a stunt woman on Wonder Woman, she deserves it. She is so fun to watch.

She is so talented and I really look up to her as a Ninja and a person!

The Contenders
11 Kevin Bull

Love to watch him on the course.

He hangs upside down on some Obstacles and I just think that's crazy

12 Elet Hall

Team USA
Made it to stage 3
One of the best speed demons out there

13 Travis Rosen

Seriously underrated. He isn't amazing

On his like you're competing he was 40 and he also was one of the best whenever he was competing

14 James Mcgrath

Made it to stage 3. Is good at a lot of stuff except the jumping spider.

Stage 3 2010 2013
Got past floating monkey bars.

15 Isaac Caldiero

Drew dreschel is my personl favorite. Meanwhile isaac caldiero is my 2nd favorite and certainly #1 skilled despite his fall isn the kansas city finals

The American Ninja Warrior fell in the City Finals, but will crush the course in season 11, he should be #1.

Vote him! Here are my Top 10 rankings: 1. Isaac Caldiero, 2. Geoff Britten, 3. Brian Arnold, 4. Ian Dory, 5. Brent Steffensen, 6. Joe Moravasky, 7. Drew Dreschel, 8. Levi Meeuwenberg, 9. David Campbell, 10. James McGrath

16 JJ Woods

My six year old grandson is very happy that JJ Woods made the list.

He is athletic strong quick what else do you need?

17 Najee Richardson

Admire the adversities he had to overcome to get where he is today. Extremely talented and a gentleman in competition.

He is so amazing and he is a role model!
Asthma-Completes nearly every course he tries.

He always perseveres through everything, even when his asthma catches up to him!

18 Brian Arnold

Last man standing 2013. He went the furthest on stage 3 before Isaac and Geoff.

This is out of date, Brian Arnold has made it farthest on stage three

19 Mathis Owhadi

I think he is top 10 at least same with gill but that's MY opinion no hard feelings!

I tuhink he's a littkle over hyped but he has the potential to be one of the best.

This kid is literally nickname the kid and on his rookie season he got into USA versus the World

20 Meagan Martin

The best, most beautiful, most consistent and aspiring athlete to pave the way for women in this competition!

She's amazing! What an inspiration.

21 Grant McCartney

Grant embodies what it means to be a ninja. He is tough but fun...he means business but he has fun doing it. Go Island Ninja

So much better than james mcgrath... deserves to be way higher on this list.

Keep going grant!

Grant is really funny but also serious at the same time... that doesn't make sense does it

22 Kacy Catanzaro

She is tiny but mighty, and she inspires a lot of people, she may not win the most, but you know what...she s pretty awesome

Love you kacy, you inspired many and best of luck for your future hope to see you hold gold in WWE

She is one of my favorite American Ninja Warriors and she is the greatest of them all

23 Alan Connealy
24 Brian Orosco

My hero in the early seasons. That mustache has a lot of power.

25 Levi Meeuwenberg
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