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The Golden Hearts are a team on American Ninja Warrior's team competition franchise. The team consists of captain Neil "Crazy" CraverGrant McCartney , and Natalie Duran.

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The Golden Hearts made their first appearance in Team Ninja Warrior with Neil recruiting Grant McCartney and Natalie Duran for the roster. They first competed against the NorCal Ninjas in Episode 2:

They ran as the top bracket against the Towers of Power in Round 2:

Team Ninja Warrior 2

-3 Team Golden Hearts- Neil Craver (Captain)., Grant McCartney and Natalie Duran

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Season 2, Episode 6- Andrew Lowes Takes On Grant McCartney - Team Ninja Warrior

Season 2, Episode 6- Andrew Lowes Takes On Grant McCartney - Team Ninja Warrior

Team Ninja Warrior Season 2 Sneak Peek! - American Ninja Warrior

Team Ninja Warrior Season 2 Sneak Peek! - American Ninja Warrior

The Golden Hearts returned to compete in the second season of Team Ninja Warrior 2. They first competed against Tré Amigoz in Episode 1:

Golden Hearts then ran as the top bracket in Round 2 against Party Time:

They proceeded to the relay showdown where they won against the NorCal Ninjas and then celebrated by jumping into the water afterwards because they were advancing to the finals.

The Golden Hearts competed in Episode 11 against the NorCal Ninjas in Round 1:

In the knockout round they went up against Team TNT:

  • Neil lost the first race against Brett Sims,
  • Natalie sprained her ankle on the dismount from the Tire Swing and lost to Marybeth Wang in the second race,
  • Grant fell on the Tire Swing in the anchor run and lost against Travis Rosen and the Golden Hearts were eliminated from the competition.

American Ninja Warrior: Ninja Vs. Ninja

Qualifying Episode 5- Jo Jo Bynum Vs. Grant McCartney - American Ninja Warrior- Ninja Vs

Qualifying Episode 5- Jo Jo Bynum Vs. Grant McCartney - American Ninja Warrior- Ninja Vs. Ninja

The Golden Hearts returned to compete in the spin-off, American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja. The team first competed in Episode 5 where they went up against the Average JoJo’s:

  • Grant won the first race against Jo Jo Bynum,
  • Natalie fell on the Spin Cycle and lost the second race against Jessica Clayton,
  • Neil did win the third race as Jimmy Bogle Jr. fell on the Tick Tock.
  • In the relay, both Neil and Jimmy fell on the Floating Tiles, Therefore, Grant and JoJo resumed the relay after a 5-second countdown. Grant did outrace JoJo to the buzzer and the Golden Hearts moved on.

They went up against Three Wishes in Round 2:

  • Grant lost the first race against Thomas Stillings,
  • Natalie failed at 3 attempts at the Warped Wall and lost to Brittany Hanks in the second round,
  • But Neil did win the third race as Brian Burkhardt fell on the Rumbling Dice,
  • The Golden Hearts then won the two back-to-back relays and they moved on to the playoffs.

The Golden Hearts competed in Episode 12, where they went up against the NorCal Ninjas in Round 1 and they won all three races against them. They would advance in Round 2 going up against Team Iron Grip:

  • Both Mathis Owhadi and Grant McCartney fell on the Zig Zag Climb but Mathis reached the obstacle first, therefore, Grant lost the race,
  • Natalie won the second race as Tiana Webberley fell on the Floating Tiles,
  • Neil Craver lost the third race against the Daniel Gil,
  • The team lost the relay race that followed and they got eliminated.
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