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Think you have what it takes to tackle Stage 1? Find out how far we went…

Shaun Harrison
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Think you've got what it takes to be an American Ninja Warrior? senior reporter Natalie Abrams tried!
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It's time to become a ninja!

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No, seriously. How do people do this?

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Let's just hold on for dear life... on step 1.

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Wait, I have to jump where?

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Clearly, I didn't make it.

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For the record, after the first three real Ninjas also didn't make it, they adjusted the steps to be closer. So, that totally means that I could've made it, right?
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It's cold in here, but I'm still happy I tried.

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Yes, this officially makes me a Ninja!

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Host Matt Iseman doesn't really want to hug me because I'm soaking.

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But Ninja Brent Steffensen is used to it!