Gabe Hurtado at the Los Angeles Finals - American Ninja Warrior 2017

Gabe Hurtado at the Los Angeles Finals - American Ninja Warrior 2017

Gabe at the American Ninja Warrior 9 Los Angeles Finals


Gabe Hurtado is a shoe salesman from Fresno, Calfornia who has competed in three seasons of American Ninja Warrior. Hurtado had a notable backstory during December 2015, in which a tragic accident burned his house down.

American Ninja Warrior 8  

Gabe competed in Los Angeles and finished the qualifying course. In the finals he became one of many to fail The Wedge, but his time was fast enough to qualify for Stage 1 in 8th place. In Las Vegas, his run was cut, but he failed the Flying Squirrel, the last obstacle of Stage 1.

American Ninja Warrior 9

In American Ninja Warrior 9 Gabe competed in Los Angeles again, where he had completed the qualifying course with and placed 9th. In the finals, Hurtado was the first person to complete the Stair Hopper, but unfortunately ran out of strength at the Elevator Climb. He still qualified for Vegas in 6th place. On Stage 1, Gabe was the first runner up, and was the first athlete to fail the deadly Double Dipper.

American Ninja Warrior 10

In American Ninja Warrior 10 he once again competed in the Los Angeles region for the third straight year. He run in qualifying was digested, but he was one of many who failed the new Doorknob Drop. His time however was still fast enough to be in the top 30, as his placed 26th. In the City Finals Gabe shockingly was eliminated after he derailed the salmon ladder on the first jump.

He could not get a call on season 11





ANW 8 Failed Flying Squirrel (First Stage) All cut
ANW 9 1 Failed Double Dipper (First Stage)
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