The obstacle consists of two long chains, each with its own pulley mechanism, and the chains positioned where each end of the chain are measured the same level apart.
- The competitor must transfer from the ladder separating it from the previous obstacle, the Jumping Ring to the first chain,
- Then, they must swing out to transfer to the next chain, and
- Swing to get to the ladder which is positioned after the second chain
If the ends of the chain aren't grabbed at the same time, the end of the chain with the most weight distributed will lengthen while the other will shorten, forcing the competitor into the water. This is what happened to Hashimoto Kouji in the tournament, the only competitor to fail the obstacle of the three to attempt it.
This obstacle almost took out eventual two-time champion Urushihara Yuuji as he almost fell from transferring to the second ladder. Luckily, he saved himself from falling and would eventually clear the obstacle and became the first two-time champion.
Competitors' Success Rate
- All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found