Kacy Catanzaro is a former collegiate gymnast and the first woman on NBC’s ‘American Ninja Warrior’ to make it to the finals. Now photos and video and more information are in extreme demand as many want to know more about this amazing female warrior who has just made reality TV history.
Kacy Catanzaro, a formergymnast at Towson University in Maryland, is as the first woman ever to make it past the rigorous and tough qualifying stage and advance to the finals in Las Vegas on American Ninja Warriors which is currently in season 6. As viewers know this is no easy task for anyone and the competition is intense. At just 5-foot tall and 100 pounds she took on the ANW city course in Dallas and beat out competitors who at least from outward appearances seemed much more formidable.
But as we know the cliche holds true; appearances can be deceiving and now we have something to cheer about.
Yes, her story is quite inspiring and celebrates the achievement of women athletes. And to say nothing of the fact that she’s achieving fame as a trailblazer, not for creating a scandal! Quite refreshing.
After her historic performance on the show, she became a trending topic on Twitter under the hashtags #mightykacy. She Tweeted her gratitude: “Thank you for all of the support..it means so much to me! At the top of the tower just trying to take it all in :)”
Now with this groundbreaking achievement the Kacy Catanzaro biography has an exciting new chapter. She had already achieved distinction. According to NJ.com, while at Towson University she was on the school’s ECAC championship teams for two consecutive years; 2009-2010. She further distinguished herself as the NCAA Southeast Regional Gymnast of the Year and the ECAC Gymnast of the Year.
Do check back for updates the progress that this pioneering athlete is making as her story unfolds and she competes in the finals on ‘American Ninja Warrior.’ Meanwhile, you can see more pictures below along with the video of her thrilling performance!
Photos: Kacy Catanzaro
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