Natalie Duran, ‘American Ninja Warrior’: The Photos You Need to See

Natalie Duran

Natalie Duran, 24, is one of the more diverse contestants on the show this season. The professional rock climber and fitness model appeared on American Ninja Warrior three years ago, and has come back for Season 8 to redeem herself. Duran graduated with a degree in neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside, and is now a clinical researcher. She was born and raised in Moreno Valley, California, and has worked as a fitness model and has been sponsored as a rock climbing athlete. This year, American Ninja Warrior will travel across the country in search for the next potential $1 million grand prize winner. Contestants who complete the obstacle course qualifiers in their respective region will be invited to the national finals round in Las Vegas, where they will take on the 4-stage obstacle course known as Mt. Midoriyama. The show airs tonight at 8pm ET on NBC. Click through to see the best Instagram photos of Natalie Duran. (Instagram/ndtitanlady)