By Lanford Beard
July 21, 2014 at 09:50 PM EDT
Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images
type
  • TV Show
Network
Genre

Kacy Catanzaro made history on July 14 by completing the American Ninja Warrior obstacle course and becoming the first woman in the show’s six seasons to land a spot in the finals. Since the groundbreaking victory, the former NCAA gymnast told EW Live about the outpouring of support she’s received from fans and celebrities alike, including a happy-tear-inducing congratulation video from her gymnastics hero, 2008 Olympic All-Around gold medalist Nastia Liukin.

One A-lister from whom Catanzaro would like to hear: Arrow star Stephen Amell, a self-proclaimed Ninja Warrior superfan, who has hit the gym with Catanzaro’s boyfriend and trainer Brent Steffensen (himself a four-time ANW competitor). Watching a video of Amell’s Ninja-esque “Superhero Workout,” Catanzaro noted that “his form is just tip-top. Maybe he could teach me some things. I wouldn’t hate that.”

Catanzaro also talked about a potential career as a stuntwoman, what she was feeling when Steffensen scaled the Spider Climb to celebrate with her at the Dallas qualifier, and the chances of a quickie wedding after (or maybe even at?) the finals in Las Vegas.

UPDATE: Amell responded to Catanzaro’s offer via his official Facebook: “Ready when they are.” Your move, American Ninja Warrior.

American Ninja Warrior airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.

type
  • TV Show
seasons
  • 6
Genre
Status
  • In Season
Network
Complete Coverage
Advertisement

Comments

EDIT POST