John Loobey is a Car Tool Salesman from Bristol, TN. Loobey is currently the oldest competitor to finish the second obstacle in a qualifying course, at 65 years of age.
John first competed at 64 years old in Philadephia in American Ninja Warrior 8. where he cleared both the Floating Steps and the Log Grip in Qualifying, before failing the Paddle Boards. He tied with Dan Leach in American Ninja Warrior 5 for being the oldest to make it to the third obstacle, who was also at 64 years at the time.
John returned to compete at 65 years old in Daytona Qualifying in American Ninja Warrior 9. where he later made history as the oldest man ever to complete two obstacles, he cleared the Floating Steps and the Rolling Pin, before failing the Wingnuts.