Jake Smith (ジェイク・スミス) is a parkour veteran on Team Rogue that competed in American Ninja Warrior 1 and finished the qualifier placing 26th. In the Semifinals he did manage to complete the course, however his time (1:58.17) was too slow as he lost to Tempest member and veteran Ninja Warrior competitor Richard King. He and fellow members Drew Drechsel and Korey Sarvas competed in American Ninja Warrior 3. Jake completed the qualifiers in around 52 seconds and he failed the menancing Salmon Ladder and causing a nasty gash on his left eye in the Semi-Finals. He completed the first 6 obstacles in the Semi-Finals in around 49 seconds. He was in 16th place at the end of the Semi-Finals. After the Semi-Finals, Michael Zernow had to drop out due to an injury. Smith replaced him in Boot Camp. He has earned himself a spot in SASUKE 27. He made it past Stage 1 with over 7 seconds left, but failed the Double Salmon Ladder in Stage 2.

In American Ninja Warrior 4 Jake beat the qualifier in 54 seconds, but he slowed down in the regional finals and placed 10th, but managed to knock out Angel Flores. In the Vegas Finals Jake struggled in the First Stage on all of the first 5 obstacles and eventually timed out on the Soritatsu Kabe due to fatigue and exhaustion.

In American Ninja Warrior 5 Jake easily cleared most of the obstacles, but he slipped on the Soritatsu Kabe, however he managed to beat it and post the third fastest time. In the Denver Finals, he made it to the Floating Stairs, but due to being so fatigued after the other obstacles he grabbed one of the rungs of the Salmon Ladder and jumped off to the platform. It was still enough to place 12th in the City Finals. In Stage 1 he failed the Jumping Spider.

Also, Jake failed for the second year in the row of falling Stage 1.

Jake also competed in Jump City: Seattle. He was the only Rogue player to participate in every match. Ultimately the team was eliminated in the semi-finals against Team Tribe.


SASUKE # Result Notes
27 51 Failed Double Salmon Ladder (Second Stage) Digest.
ANW4 41 Failed Soritatsu Kabe (First Stage) Time out.
ANW5 37 Failed Jumping Spider (First Stage) Digest.
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