Michael Silenzi is a Physical Therapist from Lindenhurst, Illinois.
American Ninja Warrior 4
Michael first competed in the Midwest region in American Ninja Warrior 4. He failed the Warped Wall in qualifying but he advanced to the city finals, where he cleared the entire course and moved on to Vegas. His run on Stage 1 was digested but it was shown that he timed out at the Warped Wall.
American Ninja Warrior 5
Michael returned to compete in Baltimore in American Ninja Warrior 5, where he cleared the qualifying course and completed the city finals course as well. On Stage 1 in the national finals, he failed the Jumping Spider.
American Ninja Warrior 6
He then competed in St. Louis in American Ninja Warrior 6. He cleared the first 4 obstacles easily, however he then went out on the Double Tilt Ladder and didn't make it into the Top 30 for the First Time.
American Ninja Warrior 7
Michael returned to compete in Kansas City in American Ninja Warrior 7 where he finished the qualifying course placing 15th, in the city finals, His run in the city finals was digested but it was shown that he failed the Flying Shelf Grab which didn’t get him to the national finals this time around.
American Ninja Warrior 9
Michael returned to compete in Denver in American Ninja Warrior 9. His run was cut in Qualifying but it was revealed that he failed the Rail Runner, he did place 13th and moved on to the city finals. His run in the city finals was digested but it was shown that he failed the 8th obstacle The Wedge, he did place 14th and moved on to Vegas again. His run on Stage 1 was cut but he completed the stage for the first time ever, finishing with 19.44 seconds left on the clock. But on Stage 2, he failed the Giant Ring Swing.
American Ninja Warrior 10
Michael returned to compete in Minneapolis in American Ninja Warrior 10. His run in qualifying was completely cut but it was known that he failed the Battering Ram. He still made the top 30 by placing 18th. His city finals run was digested but it was shown that he failed on the final board of The Hinge. Just like ANW 7, he didn't qualify for Vegas.
It was revealed on the Ultimate Ninja's twitter page that Silenzi got a walk on spot in baltimore after not getting the call to compete. His run was digested but it was shown that he hit the buzzer for the first time in 4 years. He had Jesse Labreck, Chris Digangi, Grant McCartney and Ethan Swanson were galloping on fake horses to represent his nickname the Stallion.
In the City Finals, Michael moved quickly, getting all the way to the 8th obstacle, Angry Birds, before falling. However, due to his fast time, Michael placed 12th and moved on to Vegas for the 4th time.
His run one stage 1 was cut, but he went out on the Diving Boards.
|ANW 4||Warped Wall (1st Stage)||Timed Out|
|ANW 5||Jumping Spider (1st Stage)|
|ANW 9||Giant Ring Swing (2nd Stage)|
|ANW 11||Diving Boards (1st Stage)||All Cut|