Yev Kouchnir is a Fashion Photographer who first competed in Miami in American Ninja Warrior 5. In Qualifying, his run was cut but it was revealed that he finished the course with the 9th fastest time. In the city finals, his run was digested but it was shown that he finished the entire course placing 6th overall. In the national finals, he finished Stage 1 with 9.67 seconds to spare. His run on Stage 2 was digested but it was shown that he failed the Double Salmon Ladder, like many others that night.