InvincAbels are a team on American Ninja Warrior's team competition franchise. Captain Abel Gonzales has been the only constant throughout all of the team's appearances. Other members have included Jeri D'Aurelio, Nathan Jasso, Geoff Lancaster, Victor Juarez, and Marybeth Wang. The team name is a play on the word "invincible", with Abel's name replacing the last 4 letters. The logo on the team's uniform is a parody of the 2004 Pixar animated movie, The Incredibles.
Team Ninja Warrior
The InvincAbels made their first appearance in Team Ninja Warrior Season 1 with Abel recruiting Nathan Jasso and Jeri D'Aurelio for the roster. they first competed in Episode 6 against Real Life Beasts. Nathan lost the first race against James McGrath. D'Aurelio won the second race as Erica Cook fell on the Dancing Stones. But Abel lost the anchor run against Drew Drechsel. They went up against Party Time in Round 2. Nathan won the first race as Jake Murray injured his left knee on the Ring Toss. in the second race Jennifer Tavernier and Jeri D'Aurelio became the seventh and eighth women to scale the Warped Wall on any American Ninja Warrior franchise. However, Jennifer did it one second faster than Jeri. therefore D'Aurelio lost the race. Abel lost the anchor run against Brian Arnold and the InvincAbels were eliminated from the competition.
Team Ninja Warrior 2
The InvincAbels returned to compete in the second season of Team Ninja Warrior. However, Geoff Lancaster replaced Nathan Jasso from the previous season. This revamped team first competed in Episode 7 where they went up against Team Ronin. Geoff fell on the ring of fire and lost the first race against JJ Woods. Jeri failed to scale the warped wall and lost the second race against Tiana Webberley. Abel Gonzalez won the anchor run as Flip fell on the Ring Of Fire. This forced a sudden death race where Abel lost the race against JJ Woods. Going up against the Towers Of Power in Round 2, Geoff lost the first race against Dan Polizzi, Jeri fell at the Floating Tiles. and lost the second race against Selena Laniel. Abel fell at the Ring of Fire and lost the anchor run against Brandon Mears, and the team was eliminated from the competition.
American Ninja Warrior: Ninja Vs. Ninja
The InvincAbels returned to compete in the spin-off, Ninja vs. Ninja. However, Victor Juarez replaced Geoff Lancaster and Marybeth Wang replaced Jeri D'Aurelio for the previous season. This revamped team first competed in Episode 7 where they went up against Iron Grip. Victor lost the first race against Mathis Owhadi. Marybeth won the second race as Tiana Webberley fell on the Criss Cross Ring Toss. But Abel Gonzalez lost the third race against Daniel Gil. The InvincAbels then lost the relay race that followed and the team was eliminated from the competition.