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3 teams. 3 stages. 1 heart-racing, incredibly competitive special. 1 winner. If there is one show that can have us all at the edge of our seats, it would definitely have to be NBC’s hit show, “American Ninja Warrior”. From seeing the talented and skillful ninjas take on some of the most difficult, adrenaline-packed obstacles that you could only imagine in action movies, “American Ninja Warrior” is one enthralling, competitive show that has all viewers hooked onto it!
NBC is bringing back one of everyone’s favorite obstacle course competition shows with its third annual “American Ninja Warrior: USA vs The World” special airing for a thrilling three hours on Sunday, January 31st at 8:00 – 11:00 PM! A lot is at stake as three teams from America, Europe and Japan strive to take home the title of the winner of this year’s “American Ninja Warrior: USA vs The World” special.
Coming back to the America Ninja Warrior stages is none other than the extraordinary, rock-climbing / ninja expert, Isaac Caldiero, who made history as being the first $1 million dollar winner of “American Ninja Warrior”. Caldiero, along with fellow “American Ninja Warrior” veteran, Geoff Britten will be joined by Kevin Bull, Drew Drechsel, Ian Dory and Joe Moravsky creating Team USA.
Hailing from Europe and creating Team Europe includes France’s Sean McColl and Italy’s Stefano Ghisolfi, England’s Tim Shieff and Tim Champion, and Sweden’s Alexander Mars. Veterans of “Sasuke,” Japan’s version of “American Ninja Warriors,” Ryo Matachi, Yusuke Morimoto, Kenji Takahashi, Masashi Hioki and Tomohiro Kawaguchi create Team Japan.
All of the ninjas continue to leave viewers in awe with how much dedication, passion and skills they have. Having to conquer the stages in Las Vegas, the teams are challenged to face one another and represent their countries, however, with their physical and mental strength and hard work, all of the three teams are considered winners to the viewers. NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior: USA vs The World”special continues to present so much intensity and excitement and the special will be hosted by the exceptional Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila and will be co-hosted by Kristine Leahy.
I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the great pleasure of speaking with Isaac Caldiero and Matt Iseman! Isaac Caldiero dished exclusively to Alexisjoyvipaccess all about whether he feels being the first winner of “American Ninja Warrior” helped him more during the upcoming special or if it added more pressure on him, while Matt Iseman spilled on what he is looking forward to the most for fans to see in the highly-anticipated special. Both Isaac Caldiero and Matt Iseman mentioned how they prepared for the “American Ninja Warrior: USA vs The World” special – hear what they had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE phone interview below. Thanks for the wonderful interview, Matt and Isaac!
Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE phone interview with the remarkable Matt Iseman and Isaac Caldiero below! Be sure to tune in to NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior: USA vs The World” special premiering on Sunday, January 31st at 8:00 – 11:00 PM to find out which team takes the title of this year’s winner of “American Ninja Warrior: USA vs The World”!
Follow Isaac Caldiero on Twitter: @IsaacCaldiero
Follow Matt Iseman on Twitter: @MattIseman