• Local pint-sized powerhouse set for Ninja Warrior Jr debut

    4 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    AURORA, Ill. - You may not have heard of Maggie Owen yet, but after this weekend, there's a good chance you will.
    The high school freshman from Aurora is one of the few who made the cut for the first American Ninja Warrior Junior.
    "I always loved climbing on things as a kid,” Owen said. “I would scale pretty much anything I could."
    For years, gymnastics and a rock-climbing wall fed her thirst. Then saw the American Ninja Warrior on TV.
    Her parents took her to a ninja gym and she has never looked back.
    "It's hard to describe the feeling,” she said. "You're flying through bars and rings and...
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