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Olympians Face Their Newest Challenge on American Ninja Warrior

They won’t settle for anything less than gold. 

By Wyatt Gildea

While the rest of us are getting ready for Paris, these Olympians are fighting for a different prize. Watch as former Olympic athletes compete and support their loved ones in an obstacle course like no other on the latest season of American Ninja Warrior. Watch new episodes on NBC and stream them next day on Peacock. 

Schedule for American Ninja Warriors Season 16 (2024) with Former Olympic Athletes

June 3, 2024 (Season 16 Episode 1): MyKayla Skinner 

Mykayla Skinner

The first Olympian shows up in the season premiere. Gymnast MyKayla Skinner — who you may remember from 2020 when she took home the silver medal in vault — is hyped and ready to support her husband and competitive rower, Jonas Harmer, as he takes on the course. 

June 10, 2024 (Season 16 Episode 3): Chellsie Memmel and Amanda Borden 

Chelsie Memmel

Few people understand what athletes endure better than their doctor. Former USA gymnasts Chellsie Memmel and Amanda Borden take to the stands to support Elly Hart, their former doctor (and current Olympian specialist).  

July 8, 2024 (Season 16 Episode 7): Chris Mazdzer 

Chris Mazdzer

Winter Olympians are also represented on American Ninja Warrior. Chris Mazdzer has done it all, from winning silver in singles luge in 2018 to making a spectacular run and finishing fourth on Dancing with the Stars that same year. Watch him face his latest challenge as he attempts a full run through the course.  

July 15, 2024 (Season 16 Episode 8): Shawn Johnson 

Shawn Johnson

An Olympian AND a football player? Talk about a power couple! Gold medal-winning gymnast Shawn Johnson comes ready to support her husband and former long snapper, Andrew East, who also competed on American Ninja Warrior in Season 13. 

July 22, 2024 (Season 16 Episode 9): Michael Andrew 

Michael Andrew

Who could forget when Michael Andrew not only swam to gold in 2020, but set a WORLD RECORD in the 4x100? His appearance on the last episode before the Paris Olympics begin is sure to get your heart pumping and ready for the Summer Games.  

Watch American Ninja Warrior on NBC, stream episodes next day on Peacock, and get pumped for the 2024 Paris Olympics!  

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