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Grant McCartney
Grant McCartney is a flight attendant from Honolulu, Hawaii.

American Ninja Warrior 7

He made his debut in American Ninja Warrior 7 in the Venice City Qualifying Round with an explosive personality and heartbreaking year. During the season, he cleared the City Qualifiers, however failed the City Finals at the Clear Climb. This performance was good enough to get him to the Las Vegas finals, where he cleared the First Stage with 9.59 seconds to spare. However, in the Second Stage, he failed the Double Salmon Ladder.

American Ninja Warrior 8

He later competed again in American Ninja Warrior 8 in the Los Angeles Qualifying Round at Universal Studios Hollywood, where he finished the course in 10th place with 04:23.47. He's moving on to the Los Angeles City Finals, where he would love to complete the course there. In the city finals, he blazed through the first seven obstacles but shocked everyone by failing the Wedge. Because he went the farthest and fastest, he placed 10th overall and moved on to the Las Vegas finals. On Stage One, Grant was the first competitor to make it past the Flying Squirrel and hit the buzzer, finishing the stage with just 4.81 seconds to spare. But on Stage Two, history repeated itself as he shockingly failed on another version of the Salmon Ladder, the Down Up Salmon Ladder.

Grant McCartney ANW All-Star Special 2017

American Ninja Warrior 9

Grant McCartney at the Los Angeles Qualifiers - American Ninja Warrior 2017

Grant McCartney at the Los Angeles Qualifiers - American Ninja Warrior 2017

On American Ninja Warrior 9 in the Los Angeles Qualifying, he posted the fastest time in the Region, which is the first time he achieved in his career. In the city finals, he kept his fast pace but shockingly failed the Salmon Ladder which made him not qualified for the national finals. He placed 20th overall. He claimed in his interview with Kristine that he pulled his wrist which was why he fell. Grant still traveled to Vegas to cheer on his fellow ninja competitors like Nick Hanson.

American Ninja Warrior 10

He returned to the LA region again in American Ninja Warrior 10. He was on his way to complete his fourth qualifying course, but unfortunately, his right foot touched the water on the dismount of the Doorknob Drop and he was disqualified. This was the first time that had had failed on a qualifying course. Fortunately though, his time was still fast enough to make the top 30, placing 23rd overall. In the city finals, he had a strong run, by getting revenge on both the Doorknob Drop and the Salmon Ladder. He ended up failing the 9th obstacle, the Baton Pass. Unfortunately Grant wasted a lot of time dancing for his fans while on the course, and as a result, he just missed out on advancing to the national finals, as he placed 16th overall.

ANW Results

ANW # Result Notes
7 Failed Double Salmon Ladder (Second Stage)
8 Failed Down Up Salmon Ladder (Second Stage)