Kyle Schulze is a grocery store worker from Glenwood, Illinois who is also deaf. He has currently completed in 3 seasons of American Ninja Warrior.
American Ninja Warrior 9
Kyle first completed in American Ninja Warrior 9, in Kansas City. He failed the Bar Hop during qualifying, but still placed 24th in the top 30. His city finals run was digested, but it was shown that he once again failed the Bar Hop, and didn't move on to the national finals.
American Ninja Warrior 10
He returned to complete in American Ninja Warrior 10 in Indianapolis. His run in qualifying was digested, but it was shown that he was one of many who failed the Spin Hopper, after he banged his head on the final pipe while trying to dismount from the second-to-last pipe. Fortunately, he still made it to the top 30 as he placed 20th overall. in the city finals, he got his revenge on the Spin Hopper but failed Cane Lane, he did place 10th overall and moved on to Vegas. There, he shockingly failed Archer Alley because his strides were too long, and he lost his balance.
American Ninja Warrior 11
He returned to complete in American Ninja Warrior 11 in Cincinnati. His run in qualifying was cut, but it was revealed that he shocking failed the Spinning Bridge. This ultimately marked the first time that he didn't make the top 30.