Up at the St. Louis finals of American Ninja Warrior is Joe Moravsky, who, at first glance, isn’t your average ANW contestant. He wasn’t a gymnast, parkour expert, or professional athlete: He was a local weatherman. The hosts even originally thought that Moravsky was there to report on the show, not compete in it.
Already getting through the preliminaries with the fastest time, he had a lot riding on his shoulders. And true to form, he blew right through it even after getting himself into a sticky situation that nobody could have forecast.
But he weathers through, making the finals at Mt. Midoriyama much more interesting.