His run in qualifying was cut, but it was revealed that he cleared the course with the 12th fastest time. In the city finals, he made good work on the front half of the course, but his hands peeled on the Flying Shelf Grab, ricocheting him off the landing platform. This didn't get him to the national finals, as he placed 21st overall.
Banura returned to compete in Indianapolis in American Ninja Warrior 8 where his run in Qualifying was cut but it was revealed that he cleared the course again with the 12th fastest time.
In the city finals, his run was digested but it was shown that he failed the Hourglass Drop. Dan placed 10th and this time around, he was able to move on to the national finals. His run was cut on Stage 1 but it was revealed that he failed the Propeller Bar.