Daniel Larson-Fine is a parkour instructor who first competed in Denver in American Ninja Warrior 6.

American Ninja Warrior 6

In qualifying, his run was cut but it was revealed that he finished the course, with the 4th fastest time. In the city finals, his run was digested but it was shown that he failed the Doorknob Arch. However, he placed 7th overall and moved on to Vegas. His run on Stage 1 was also digested but it was shown that he failed the Spinning Bridge.

American Ninja Warrior 7

He returned in Kansas City in ANW 7, where his run was cut, but he shockingly failed the Warped Wall. Since 38 competitors finished the course that night, he did not advance to the city finals.


Daniel has not competed since. Sadly, it was reported that Daniel committed suicide on March 24, 2017, at the age of 25. The obituary report can be found here

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