Josh Levin is a professional rock climber from Sunnyvale, California. He first competed in American Ninja Warrior 8.The Wedge, and the only one to finish the course.
In the Vegas finals, Levin was one of the 17 competitors to have completed Stage 1, he finished with 7.76 seconds remaining. Levin was strong in Stage 2, until he failed the Double Wedge when he wasn't able to make the transition to the second bar. Levin went the farthest out of any rookie in American Ninja Warrior 8.
Josh returned to compete in LA in American Ninja Warrior 9. his run in qualifying was digested but it was shown that he finished the course placing 15th overall. he also finished the city finals course for the second year in a row, finishing in 4th place. Overall, Josh was one of just nine athletes that completed a city finals course that season. In the national finals, Josh almost slipped on the Propeller Bar, but had finished Stage 1 with 14.30 seconds left. Looking eager to conquer all four stages, Levin shocked everybody when he made an mental mistake and lost his grip on the second board of the Wave Runner in stage 2. However, on social media, Levin revealed that his hand's condition also played a role in his failure, as when he jumped to the Propeller Bar on Stage 1, he rammed his hand on the propeller, causing it to swell.
Levin has his own personal blog, as shown here.
American Ninja Warrior 10
Josh returned to compete in LA for the third year in a row on American Ninja Warrior 10. In qualifying, his run was digested but it was shown that he finished the course with the 4th fastest time.
In the city finals Josh finished the course with the 3rd best time and advancing to Vegas as a city finals completionist for the third year in a row.
He was digested for the third time that season, but cleared Stage 1 with 16.90 seconds left. His run on Stage 2 was digested a fourth time but it was shown that he failed Wingnut Alley.
Josh announced on Instagram that he would not compete on American Ninja Warrior 11, so that he could train for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. However, Josh made a special guest appearance supporting Seth Rogers in Vegas. He was returning the favor for Seth in his rookie Vegas season after Seth did so for him in ANW 8.
|8||Failed Double Wedge (Second Stage)||Transition to second bar|
|9||Failed Wave Runner (Second Stage)||Lost grip on second board|
|10||Failed Wingnut Alley (Second Stage)|