The Wings was a three person team captained by Thomas Stillings; Thomas' teammates were David Yarter and Melanie Hunt. They first appeared in Team Ninja Warrior Season 2.
Team Ninja Warrior 2
The Wings made it's debut in Episode 2. They first went up against Travis Rosen and his Team TNT. The team got off to a rough start however. In the first race, David fell at the Floating Tiles and lost to Brett Sims In the second race Melanie fell at the Swing Jump and lost the race to Marybeth Wang who fell one obstacle later at the Floating Tiles. In the anchor run Thomas and Travis were neck and neck but on The Floating Tiles they both battled for the center tiles and ultimately, Thomas fell at that obstacle and lost the anchor run. In the Knockout round they went up against Meagan Martin and her Team Mega Crushers. This time David won the first race as his opponent Dan Yager fell on the Ring Of Fire. In the second race, Melanie fell on Bungee road and lost to Meagan Martin. In the Anchor run, Thomas Stillings and Ian Dory were neck and neck but Thomas managed to beat Ian to the buzzer. This guaranteed The Wings a spot in the relay showdown where they went up against Team TNT again. During the race, Melanie fell on the Ring Of Fire, resulting in a 10-second penalty for Thomas. Then, David fell at the Globe Graspers on the back half of the course Therefore The Wings lost the relay showdown.
The Wings earned a wildcard spot and competed again in episode 8. They first went up against The Ballers captained by Lorin Ball. The team once again lost round one as David fell on the Swinging Spikes and Melanie Hunt fell on the Swing Jump during their races. In the Knockout round they went up against the LaBreckfast Club captained by Jesse LaBreck. Melanie Hunt fell on the Swing Jump and lost the first race to Jesse LaBreck. David Yarter lost the second race to Noel Reyes but Thomas Stillings won the Anchor Run against Jon Alexis Jr.. Thomas also won the sudden death race as Noel Reyes fell on the Ring Of Fire. The Wings then went up against Jamie Rhan's Superhero Squad in the relay showdown. but Melanie fell on the Swing Jump for the fourth time that season. this resulted in a ten second penalty for Thomas on the next three obstacles, and ultimately The Wings lost the relay showdown and got eliminated once again.
American Ninja Warrior: Ninja Vs. Ninja
Thomas returned to captain a team of his own for the spin-off American Ninja Warrior: Ninja Vs. Ninja. First Thomas renamed his team "Three Wishes." Then he replaced Melanie and David with newcomers, Brian Burkhardt and Brittany Hanks. This newly revamped team first competed in Episode 5 where they went up against The Towers Of Power in Round 1. In the first race, Thomas Stillings and Dan Polizzi were neck and neck but Thomas reached the buzzer first. Brittany Hanks won the second race and got to hit the buzzer at the top of the warped wall, while her opponent Selena Laniel fell on the Spin Cycle. Brian Burkhardt then closed out the matchup by winning the third race against Nate Burkhalter who fell on the Tick Tock. The Three Wishes then went up against The Golden Hearts in Round 2, during the first race Thomas Stillings and Grant McCartney were neck and neck but Thomas got through the obstacles on the back half of the course faster and he won the first race. Brittany won the second race as her opponent Natalie Duran fell at 3 attempts on the Warped Wall. Brian lost the third race against Neil Craver after pulling the second dice on the Rumbling Dice off the track. The team then lost the first relay showdown against the Golden hearts as Brian fell on the Zig Zag Climb, Brian unfortunately injured his shoulder on the fall, and had to be replaced with alternate Geoff Lancaster. Three Wishes lost the second relay and were eliminated from the competition.
The team did get to compete in Wildcard Episode 11 where they went up against The Ballers. Geoff Lancaster lost the first race against Paul Kasemir. Brittany fell at the Floating Tiles and lost the second race against Meiling Huang. but Thomas Stillings won the anchor run against Lorin Ball. But the Three Wishes lost the relay race against The Ballers and were eliminated from the competition once again.