Competitors must run up an angled platform and leap to a hanging bar. From there, they will swing to the other two bars and then to a rope ladder.
Once on the Rope Ladder, they will climb up to the top and hit the buzzer before the time runs out, in order to secure their spot in Stage Two.
Only four competitors failed on this obstacle, including Paul Kasemir.
With the obstacle having a low knock-out rate, 38 competitors could complete it within the time limit and moved on to Stage Two, it was only used once and replaced by the Flying Squirrel on American Ninja Warrior 8.
Flying Triple Swing
The Triple Swing was modified into the Flying Triple Swing during USA vs. The World 2, in which the angled platform was replaced with a large trampoline. Only one competitor (Tim Champion from Team Europe) failed on this version of the obstacle.
- With 38 competitors completing the obstacle and moved on to Stage Two, American Ninja Warrior 7 held the record for the highest amount of finishers during Stage One in any SASUKE/Ninja Warrior international format, beating SASUKE 4's First Stage at 37 finishers. But two years later, it moved to second place as 41 competitors completed Stage One on American Ninja Warrior 9.