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Ninja Warrior UK 2 was the second season of the ITV show Ninja Warrior UK. It featured some old obstacles, as well as many new ones. The shown still functioned the same with 5 heats, 2 semi-finals and a 3-Stage final. However, the semi-finals had a time limit in this season. The first episode was aired in 2nd January, 2016. It was still schedule as 8 episodes.

The Heats

The Heats was run over 5 episodes with 50 contestants in each. The fastest 10 finishers move on to the Semi-Finals. If less that 10 contestants completed the course, the contestants that got furthest and the fastest advanced to the next round.

Obstacles (Heat 1)

1. Quintuple Steps

2. Silk Slider with Rope

3. Floating Tiles

4. Jump Hang with Swing (ANW 6 Swing Jump)

5. Spinning Hoops

6. Warped Wall

Heat 1

Place Name Profile Result Notes
1st Owen McKenzie Gas Engineer Clear (00:53)
2nd Timothy Shieff Professional Freerunner Clear (00:58)
3rd Andrei Burton Pro Mountain Biker Clear (01:23)
4th Michael Ferran Health and Fitness Instructor Clear (02:48) Mid Cut.
5th Gareth Weir Coal Man 6. Warped Wall
6th Peter Adams Lifeguard 5. Spinning Hoops Mid Cut.
7th Sam Neil Accountant 4. Jump Hang  Disqulified. Touched the water. Digest.
8th Lea Stephenson Personal Trainer 4. Jump Hang
9th Ben Tando Dwyer Project Analyst 4. Jump Hang Digest.
10th Joseph Johnson Beef Farmer 4. Jump Hang
- Angela Rodway Teacher 1. Quintuple Steps Nicknamed (AKA) as "Nanny Ninja"

Obstacles (Heat 2)

1. Quintuple Steps

2. Frame Slider

3. Floating Tiles

4. Jump Hang with Rope (Tarzan Rope + Rope Ladder fusion)

5. Double Tilt Ladder

6. Warped Wall

Heat 2

Place Name Profile Result Notes
1st Toby Segar Professional Freerunner Clear (01:13)
2nd Patrick Pretorius House Husband Clear (01:39)
3rd Dave Dickson Church Planter Clear (02:12) Mid Cut.
4th Kane Dick Pastor Clear (02:14) Mid Cut.
5th Chris Samson Wedding Photographer Clear (02:45)
6th John Bessley Student 6. Warped Wall
7th Junior Arscott Sales Executive 6. Warped Wall Digest.
8th Alex Bannister Cable Jointer 6. Warped Wall Digest.
9th Jane Cooke PE Teacher 6. Warped Wall
10th Hannah Rose Kaynes Pole Dance Instructor 5. Double Tilt Ladder Mid Cut.

Obstacles (Heat 3)

1. Quintuple Steps

2. The UFO (Area 51 + Slider Drop fusion)

3. Spinning Log

4. Jump Hang with Cones (ANW 6 Spikes Into Cargo)

5. Swing Circle

6. Warped Wall

Heat 3

Place Name Profile Result Notes
1st Teige-Matthews Palmer PhD Student Clear (00:51)
2nd Chase Armitage Actor Clear (01:20)
3rd Alex Middlecott Scaffolder Clear (01:24) Mid Cut.
4th Junaid McClymond Fitness Instructor Clear (01:32) Nickname: Born Ready
5th Jonathan Meynell Games Design Student Clear (02:58)
6th Danny Charge Pole Fitness Instructor 6. Warped Wall
7th Graham Cooper RAF Technician 6. Warped Wall Mid Cut.
8th Dean Whitfield Personal Trainer 6. Warped Wall
9th Alex Everitt Personal Trainer 6. Warped Wall
10th Rick Holt People Capability Coach 4. Jump Hang Digest.
- Guy Percival Solicitor 4. Jump Hang Cleared Spinning Log using hands, similar to SASUKE method. Mid Cut.

Obstacles (Heat 4)

1. Quintuple Steps

2. Curtain Slider

3. Floating Tiles

4. Jump Hang with Cones (ANW 6 Spikes Into Cargo)

5. Swinging Frames

6. Warped Wall

Heat 4

Place Name Profile Result Notes
1st Tim Champion Aircraft Engineer Clear (02:25)
2nd Ruel Dacosta Director of Parkour Gym Clear (02:23)
3rd Callum Hardingham Mindset Coach Clear (03:11)
4th Michael Grey Finance Executive 5. Swinging Frames Mid Cut.
5th Maximillian Tyler Actor 5. Swinging Frames Mid Cut.
6th Ben Weeks Builder 5. Swinging Frames Mid Cut. Second to clear Floating Tiles in Heat 4
7th Linford 'Dashy' Dash Logistics Manager 5. Swinging Frames Mid Cut.Foot touched the water while dismounting. First to clear Floating Tiles in Heat 4.
8th Ian Norman Handyman 3. Floating Tiles (00:39) ((00:42)) Mid Cut. (Actual Time)
9th Vanessa English Martial Arts Instructor 3. Floating Tiles (00:42) ((00:45)) Mid Cut. (Actual Time)
10th Sam Rippington PE Teacher 3. Floating Tiles (01:21)
- Tao Guo Circus Performer 3. Floating Tiles (00:40) Mid Cut.
- Sean Strachan Personal Trainer 3. Floating Tiles (00:42) Digest.
- Rob Russell Taxi Driver 3. Floating Tiles (00:53)
- Phoebe Schecter Personal Trainer 3. Floating Tiles (01:16)
- Ralph Blake 3. Floating Tiles (00:44)
- Martine Warrman Gym Director 3. Floating Tiles (01:20) Mid Cut. (Actual Time)

Trivia

This is the only heat in NWUK 2, that no one failed the Jump Hang.

Obstacles (Heat 5)

1. Quintuple Steps

2. Telephone Pole Rider (ANW 5 Utility Pole Slider)

3. Spinning Log

4. Jump Hang with Lache (ANW 6 Jumping Bars Into Cargo Net / ANW 7 Triple Swing (1 bar))

5. Ring Toss

6. Warped Wall

Heat 5

Place Name Profile Result Notes
1st Otis Khan Professional Footballer Clear (02:41)
2nd James Pollard Clinical Perfusionist Clear (03:43) Mid Cut.
3rd Philip Ashcroft Factory Worker 6. Warped Wall Mid Cut.
4th Ashton Tre Telecoms Engineer 6. Warped Wall Digest.
5th Corbin Mackin Gas Engineer 5. Ring Toss (02:03)
6th Paul Everett Hospital Pharmacist 5. Ring Toss (01:55) Mid Cut.
7th Robert McCarroll Supporting Artist 5. Ring Toss (01:39) Digest.
8th Carl Padget Call Centre Manager 5. Ring Toss (01;27) Digest.
9th James McGladdery Mortuary Technician 5. Ring Toss (03:15) Mid Cut.
10th Robert Watson PE Teacher 5. Ring Toss (01:44) Digest.
- Callum 'Jonathon Hardwich' Hill Professional Wrestler 3. Spinning Log A true English 'gentleman'.
- Digby Chappell Identical Twins 4. Jump Hang Twins from brother Fraser. Failed with a unique wipeout of both feet stuck on the net.
- Katie McDonnell Professional Freerunner 5. Ring Toss ((02:19)) Did not make it to the Semi-Finals.

Trivia

Worst results in the Heats in NWUK history.

Semi-Finals

The Semi-Finals was run over with 2 episodes with 25 competitors and wildcards (if more than 10 clears) in each. However, there was a time limit in this series. The 15 fastest and the furthest competitors would advance into the finals.

Obstacles

① Quintuple Steps

② Barrel Rider

③ Spinning Log

④ Jump Hang with Jungle Swing (ANW 6 Rope Swing)

⑤ Spider Jump

⑥ Warped Wall

⑦ Wind Chimes

⑧ Arm Rings

⑨ Chimney Climb

Time Limit:

Obstacle 1-6 (Stage 1): 120 seconds

Obstacle 7-9 (Stage 2): No time limit.

Note: The 3-attempts rule for the Warped Wall still applies.

Semi-Finals 1

Place Name Heat Placing Heat Result Notes
1st Owen McKenzie 1st 1 Clear (02:54)
2nd Junaid McClymond 4th 3 Clear (03:07) Mid Cut.
3rd Ruel Dacosta 2nd 4 Clear (03:13)
4th Corbin Mackin 5th 5 Clear (03:22) Mid Cut.
5th Toby Segar 1st 2 Clear (03:46) Mid Cut.
6th Gareth Weir 5th 1 Clear (03:54)
7th Kane Dick 4th 2 ⑧ Arm Rings Mid Cut.
8th Callum Hardingham 3rd 4 ⑦ Wind Chimes Mid Cut.
9th Maximillian Tyler 5th 4 ⑦ Wind Chimes
10th Junior Arscott 7th 2 ⑥ Warped Wall Mid Cut.
11th Sam Rippington 10th 4 ⑥ Warped Wall Time Out.
12th Carl Padget 8th 5 ⑤ Spider Jump  Digest.
13th Ben Weeks 6th 4 ⑤ Spider Jump
14th Paul Everett 6th 5 ⑤ Spider Jump  Digest.
15th Hannah Rose Kaynes 10th 2 ⑤ Spider Jump  Mid Cut.

Semi-Finals 2

Note: This included competitors from Semi-finals 1. Those on the list will be moving on to the Finals.

Place Name Heat Placing Heat Result Notes
1st Teige-Matthews Palmer 1st 3 Clear (02:28)
2nd Alex Middlecott 3rd 3 Clear (02:32)
3rd Owen McKenzie 1st 1 Clear (02:54) From Semi Final 1.
4th Junaid McClymond 4th 3 Clear (03:07) From Semi Final 1.
5th Ruel Dacosta 2nd 4 Clear (03:13) From Semi Final 1.
6th Corbin Mackin 5th 5 Clear (03:22) From Semi Final 1.
7th Tim Champion 1st 4 Clear (03:26) Mid Cut.
8th Patrick Pretorius 2nd 2 Clear (03:44) Mid Cut.
9th Toby Segar 1st 2 Clear (03:46) From Semi Final 1.
10th Gareth Weir 5th 1 Clear (03:54) From Semi Final 1.
11th Andrei Burton 3rd 1 Clear (04:01) Mid Cut.
12th Chris Samson 5th 2 Clear (05:11) Mid Cut.
13th Timothy Shieff 2nd 1 ⑧ Arm Rings
14th Kane Dick 4th 2 ⑧ Arm Rings From Semi Final 1.
15th Callum Hardingham 3rd 4 ⑦ Wind Chimes From Semi Final 1.

Results of other Semi-Finalist

Name Heat Placing Heat Semi-Final Result Notes
Michael Gray 4th 4 1 ② Barrel Rider
Lea Stephenson 8th 1 1 ③ Spinning Log
James McGladdery 9th 5 1 ⑤ Spider Jump
Peter Adams 6th 1 1 ③ Spinning Log
Rick Holt 10th 3 1 ④ Jump Hang
Jane Cooke 9th 2 1 ② Barrel Rider
John Beesley 6th 2 1 ③ Spinning Log Mid Cut.
Linford Dash 7th 4 1 ⑤ Spider Jump
Ian Norman 8th 4 1 ⑤ Spider Jump Digest.
Otis Khan 1st 5 1 ② Barrel Rider
Alex Bannister 8th 2 2 ⑦ Wind Chimes
Alex Everitt 9th 3 2 ④ Jump Hang Mid Cut.
Joseph Johnson 10th 1 2 ④ Jump Hang Mid Cut.
Danny Charge 6th 3 2 ④ Jump Hang Disqualified. Touched the water. Mid Cut.
Robert Watson 10th 5 2 ⑤ Spider Jump Mid Cut.
David Dickson 3rd 2 2 ⑥ Warped Wall Mid Cut.
Michael Ferran 4th 1 2 ② Barrel Rider
Dean Whitfield 8th 3 2 ③ Spinning Log
Jonathan Meynell 5th 3 2 Withdrew Not feeling well. Replaced by Billy Dabreo.
Billy Dabreo Wildcard (11th) 3 2 ⑤ Spider Jump Mid Cut.
Robert McCarroll 7th 5 2 ⑥ Warped Wall Mid Cut.
Vanessa English 9th 4 2 ⑤ Spider Jump
Sam Neil 7th 1 2 ⑤ Spider Jump Digest.
Graham Cooper 7th 3 2 ⑤ Spider Jump Digest.
Philip Ashcroft 3rd 5 2 ⑤ Spider Jump Digest.
James Pollard 2nd 5 2 ⑤ Spider Jump Digest.
Ben Tando Dwyer 9th 1 2 ⑦ Wind Chimes Mid Cut.
Ashton Tre 4th 5 2 ③ Spinning Log Mid Cut.
Chase Armitage 2nd 3 2 ① Quintuple Steps Only person to failed there in this series.

The Finals

The Finals was where the remaining 15 competitors from 2 semi-finals will battle it out to become the first Ninja Warrior UK.

Stage 1 Obstacles 

① Quintuple Steps

② Pipe Slider (ANW 6 Downhill Pipe Drop)

③ Paddle Boards

④ Jump Hang

Spider Jump

⑥ Warped Wall

Chain Swing

⑧ Spinning Bridge

⑨ Invisible Ladder

Time Limit: 180 seconds

Note: The placing is based on Semi-Finals 2 and the last placing will go first in Stage 1.

Stage 1

Name Semi's Placing Profile Result Notes
Callum Hardingham 15th Mindset Coach ④ Jump Hang Disqualified for touching the water.
Kane Dick 14th Pastor ③ Paddle Boards
Timothy Shieff 13th Professional Freerunner Clear (0:47 left)
Chris Samson 12th Wedding Photographer ③ Paddle Boards
Andrei Burton 11th Pro Mountain Biker ③ Paddle Boards
Gareth Weir 10th Coal Man ③ Paddle Boards
Toby Segar 9th Professional Freerunner Clear (0:16 left)
Patrick Pretorius 8th House Husband ③ Paddle Boards
Tim Champion 7th Aircraft Engineer ③ Paddle Boards Disqualified for stepping the center axis.
Corbin Mackin 6th Gas Engineer ② Pipe Slider
Ruel Dacosta 5th Director of Parkour Gym ⑧ Spinning Bridge
Junaid McClymond 4th Fitness Instructor ③ Paddle Boards
Owen McKenzie 3rd Gas Engineer Clear (0:10 left)
Alex Middlecott 2nd Scaffolder ③ Paddle Boards Disqualified for stepping the center axis.
Teige-Matthews Palmer 1st PhD Student ③ Paddle Boards

Stage 2 Obstacles

① Rope Jungle

② Salmon Ladder

③ Unstable Bridge

④ Cycle Road

Wall Lift

⑥ Floating Boards

Cliffhanger

⑧ Flying Bar

Time Limit:

Obstacle 1-5: 75 seconds,

Obstacle 6-8: No time limit

Stage 2

Name Semi's Placing Profile Result Notes
Timothy Shieff 13th Professional Freerunner ② Salmon Ladder
Toby Segar 9th Professional Freerunner ② Salmon Ladder
Owen McKenzie 3rd Gas Engineer ③ Unstable Bridge Last Man Standing. Transition from Salmon Ladder

Stage 3 Obstacle

Rope Climb (20m)

Note: Not Attempted.

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