Wonder woman Jessie Graff makes obstacle-racing history on Japan’s ‘Sasuke’

Wonder woman Jessie Graff makes obstacle-racing history on Japan’s ‘Sasuke’

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You would think between movie and television work as a stuntwoman, completing her fifth season on American Ninja Warrior, performing in a circus, and myriad media appearances, Jessie Graff would be ready for a break. But the 33-year-old is no mere mortal…

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Rocking the same Wonder Woman-inspired outfit that she popularized during her ANW runs, Graff traveled to Japan this fall to compete on the original obstacle-racing franchise Susuke.

Wonder Woman in Japan: Ninja warrior Jessie Graff takes on Sasuke

Showing the same superhero-like savvy that has made her a star in America, Graff not only conquered Stage 1, but became the first woman in the 20-year history of Sasuke to complete Stage 2. On Stage 3, she advanced past the first three obstacles, before falling prey to the devilish Ultra Crazy Cliffhanger.

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Despite the disappointment of not advancing to the legendary Mt. Midoriyama, Graff was thrilled to learn that she was invited to compete again next year.

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Graff’s fellow American, Drew Drechsel — competing for the fifth time on Sasuke — kept his Stage 2 record perfect with yet another flawless run to the buzzer. Drechsel, like Graff, succumbed on Stage 3 to the Ultra Crazy Cliffhanger.

2017-10-27T17:37:29+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

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