Matt Laessig is a six-time Competitor on American Ninja Warrior.
In American Ninja Warrior 2 and 3, he failed the qualifying course.
In American Ninja Warrior 4, he was the oldest competitor at age 40 to make the Regional Finals in the Midwest Region, where he failed at the Warped Wall.
In American Ninja Warrior 5, he fell on the Circle Cross, the second-to-last obstacle in the Baltimore Regionals.
In American Ninja Warrior 6, he completed the course in the Dallas Regionals to finish 15th and advance to the Regional Finals. At the regional finals he failed the Ring Toss.
In American Ninja Warrior 9 his run was all cut but was revealed he failed the Spin Bridge.
At 6' 4" and 220 lbs, Matt Laessig is one of the largest regular competitors in American Ninja Warrior, as well as being one of the oldest. He is a dedicated father of three boys, a business executive with an Internet software company, and is well-known in the competitor community for his blog at www.ANWBlog.com.