Ben Polson (Full name as Benjamin Polson) is a music producer from Perth, Western Australia, who first competed on Australian Ninja Warrior. Polson was declared the first "Australian Ninja Warrior" in Australian Ninja Warrior 4, after he completed Stage 4 (Mt. Midoriyama) faster than Charlie Robbins and Zak Stolz, who also completed stage 4 that night. He now resides in Brisbane, Queensland.
Australian Ninja Warrior
On Australian Ninja Warrior, Ben clocked the fastest time in his heat (Heat 5) and semifinal (Semifinal 3). He made all the way to Stage Two during the grand final, before going out of the course on the Jungle Ropes, after struggling when trying to make the dismount.
Australian Ninja Warrior 2
On Australian Ninja Warrior 2, Ben competed along with his girlfriend and fellow competitor, Olivia Vivian, and they started competing together from here. Once again, he clocked the fastest time in his heat (Heat 1) and the third fastest time in his semifinal (Semifinal 1). Similar to the previous season, he made all the way to Stage Two during the grand final, before falling the Salmon Ladder. However, there was a controversy of audience about this elimination because his fail is very unique, when he touched the water right after holding the bar, due to face that he is very tall.
Australian Ninja Warrior 3
On Australian Ninja Warrior 3, he completed Heat 3 with the fastest time, and managed to scale the Mega Warped Wall. However, he shockingly failed Bar Hop in the Semifinal 3, making this his first time to miss the Grand Final.
Australian Ninja Warrior 4
Ben Polson returned once again for Australian Ninja Warrior 4. Polson, Zak Stolz and Charlie Robbins all completed Stage 3, becoming the first ninjas to do so. All three competitors completed Mt. Midoriyama in the allotted time, however, Ben Polson was the fastest, and was declared the first Australian Ninja Warrior, taking home the AU$400,000 prize.
Australian Ninja Warrior 5
Ben Polson returned for Australian Ninja Warrior 5. In Heat 1 of the Qualifiers, he placed 2nd, clearing the course with a time of 2:19. He placed behind Bryson Klein, who also beat him on the Power Tower. In the Semi-finals, he showed once again that he shows signs of struggle with obstacles involving a bar, failing the Dragon Back. His run was good enough to snag himself 5th though, making his way into the Finals for the 4th time. In Stage 1, he cleared the course with 23 seconds remaining. However, in Stage 2 he fell on the I-Beam Gap. In a similar fashion how his girlfriend failed.
SASUKE Vietnam 4
He had competed on SASUKE Vietnam 4 as an international competitor. He completed Stage 1B with 66.44 seconds left and earned the award "Run of the Night". Then he made all the way to the Stage 3, before failed the Hang Climbing. This is exactly where his girlfriend, Olivia Vivian failed.
SASUKE Vietnam 5
He made the second trip to Vietnam with SASUKE Vietnam 5. He went through the Stage 1A and cleared the stage with 1:51.70 left. However, this time, his performance wasn't fast enough to gain the "Run of the Night" award again. Then he easily completed Stage 2 with 40.86 seconds left and once again went to Stage 3.