Two 'Ninjas' to represent Alaska on popular NBC show

Nick Hanson, Eskimo Ninja Warrior

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) The 49th state will has two representatives in the popular television show and fitness challenge, American Ninja Warrior, and one of them could be competing Monday night in Denver.

Eskimo Ninja Warrior, Nick Hanson from Unalakleet took to Twitter Sunday to announce Nate DeHaan, who trains with Hanson will likely appear on the show Monday night.

Hanson told Channel 2 News in an interview earlier this week he made the trip to Denver to support DeHaan as he competes.

Hanson, who was in Anchorage to help with Camp Shriver, a camp for kids with and without intellectual disabilities said he made it past his qualifying round for the show.

Hanson said his next competing round, the Los Angeles City Finals, will air Monday, July 24.

American Ninja Warrior airs on NBC Monday nights.

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