Michael Torres is a Carpenter from Minotola, New Jersey
Michael first competed as a rookie in Philadelphia in America Ninja Warrior 8. His run in qualifying was cut but he was only 1 of 9 competitors that cleared the qualifying course, he finished with the 4th fastest time. in the city finals, Michael failed the Stair Hopper but placed 7th overall in the top 15 and moved onto Vegas. In the national finals Michael cut it very close finishing Stage 1 with a mere 00:00.08 seconds left. he was the first competitor that took on stage 2, but he failed the very first brand new obstacle, The Giant Ring Swing.
Michael returned to compete in Cleveland in American Ninja Warrior 9. his run in qualifying was digested but it was shown that he cleared the course with the 8th fastest time. his tun in the city finals was also digested but it was shown that he failed the Nail Clipper. Michael did place 6th and made his second trip to Vegas.