Competitors must jump from the trampoline to a trapeze in a similar design to the Giant Swing. Using the trapeze to swing, competitors' forward momentum will enable them to jump to a ledge on the red sandbag. On reaching the sandbag, competitors will have to work their way around the sandbag, and generate enough swing to dismount to the platform on the other side.
This obstacle took out several competitors, including 3 Shin-Sedai members: Matachi Ryo, Hioki Masashi, and Urushihara Yuuji, as well as one All-Star (Yamamoto Shingo). It also took out Nakayama Kinnikun, Suzuki Yusuke, and Kawaguchi Tomohiro in SASUKE 33.
This obstacle is incredibly similar to the design of the Tick Tock, which was used as the second obstacle on American Ninja Warrior 8 in Los Angeles and American Ninja Warrior 9 in San Antonio, except there is no cargo net (as same as during Los Angeles finals) and the addition of a trampoline at the start.
KUNOICHI AppearanceThe Double Pendulum appeared as the fifth obstacle in RED Stage (First Stage) of KUNOICHI 10, with a thinner sandbag than in SASUKE. However, this obstacle was proven to be much brutal, as several female competitors failed, in which most of them misjudged the jump from the trampoline, including KUNOICHI 2 and 3 finalist, Mizuno Yuko.
Competitors' Success Rate
- All results based on the TBS broadcast and external information found