Chicago Gets Its First Ninja Warrior Gym

Allow us to enter into evidence [Ultimate Ninjas, formerly Junior Ninja Warriors] as proof positive that adulthood is not an upgrade over childhood.

While grown-ups sweat it out on the treadmill or rowing machine, kids at the new [Ultimate Ninjas, formerly Junior Ninja Warriors] gym at 2915 W. Montrose Ave. will be racing up the warped wall, climbing the salmon ladder and leaping across the quad steps.

The obstacles are slightly scaled-down versions of the ones that competitors tackle on the popular NBC television series “American Ninja Warrior.”

Patty talks about how she fared on the Ninja course

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