The Pole Grasper is an obstacle, firstly introduced on American Ninja Warrior 5 during Denver finals as the ninth obstacle, and then appeared again on:
- American Ninja Warrior 6 during Dallas finals as the ninth obstacle, and
- American Ninja Warrior 7 in Stage Three as the fifth obstacle.
Competitors must across a series of hanging poles to the landing platform. There were seven poles to across during Denver finals, while during Dallas finals, the number of poles was reduced to six.On American Ninja Warrior 7 during Stage Three, the number of poles was reduced to five, with the fourth pole dropped down when competitors were on it. Once on the fifth pole, they must make a transition to the Hang Climb. The obstacle appeared on Sasuke Vietnam 3 as the third obstacle in Stage 3, which was very similar to the American Ninja Warrior 7 version, except there were only 4 poles instead of 5.
Competitors' Success Rate
- All results based on the NBC broadcast and external information found.