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Abel Gonzalez is a personal trainer and public speaker from Edinburg, Texas who built Ground Zero Gym in his backyard and open to the public, operated by Nathan Jasso and himself. In a short time he has become one of the most beloved competitors due to his mission to make south Texas healthier and his motto "#WeAreAllAbel".

American Ninja Warrior 6

In American Ninja Warrior 6 he competed as a walk on and impressed everyone with his great rookie season, completing both the Qualifying and Finals round in Dallas Texas. In Vegas, he completed Stage 1 and was the only walk-on to make it to Stage 2 where he unfortunately fell on the transition on the Double Salmon Ladder.

American Ninja Warrior 7

He returned in American Ninja Warrior 7, where he performed great in qualifying, but he fell on the Walking Bar like so many that day. However, he still made it to Las Vegas, where he was able to complete Stage 1 again. He was also able to get his revenge on the Double Salmon Ladder and became one of the eight to complete Stage 2. On Stage 3, he was the first to complete Psycho Chainsaw, as well as the Doorknob Grasper and Floating Boards, but unfortunately he fell on the modified Ultimate Cliffhanger when he couldn't reach the raised fourth ledge.

American Ninja Warrior 8

In American Ninja Warrior 8 he competed. This time, in the Philadelphia region. His run was fast-forward, but he shocked everyone when he touched the middle axis of the Paddle Boards and was disqualified.

American Ninja Warrior 9

He returned in American Ninja Warrior 9 where he completed the qualifying course in San Antonio, placing 13th, he moved on to the city finals. While at the finals, he failed the Hourglass Drop and placed 12th, moving on to Vegas. In Vegas, Abel cleared Stage 1 for the third year with 17.40 seconds left. On Stage 2, he failed on Wingnut Alley, ending his run.

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American Ninja Warrior 10

Abel returned to compete in Dallas in American Ninja Warrior 10. In Qualifying, he attempted to scale the 18-foot Mega Wall but came up short, he did scale the 14'6' wall on his one attempt and finish the course in 8th place.

ANW # Result Note
6 Failed Double Salmon Ladder (Second Stage)
7 Failed Ultimate Cliffhanger (Third Stage)
9 Failed Wingnut Alley (Second Stage)