Chris Kluwe, ‘American Ninja Warrior’: The Photos You Need to See

Chris Kluwe

Former Vikings player Chris Kluwe will be a contestant on Season 8 of American Ninja Warrior this summer. The Minnesota punter went to Twitter to announce the news. The tweet read, "Great news everyone! I have been officially selected to be on this season of American Ninja Warrior. Time to see how far I can get." According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kluwe has an estimated wealth of $3 million. This season, the show will be hosted by Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila, and Kristine Leahy, and will travel to Atlanta, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, and Las Vegas, in search for America's next $1 million grand prize winner. Las Vegas will be the location of the national finals round, which will include the daunting 4-stage obstacle Mt. Midoriyama, which competitors must complete for a chance at the prize. American Ninja Warrior airs tonight, Wednesday, June 1, at 8pm ET.

Click through to check out the best pictures of the football-player-turned-ninja. (Facebook/chriskluwe)