Who is Katie Bone from American Ninja Warrior?

AMERICAN Ninja Warrior pits some of the most competitive contestants against each other on an intricate obstacle course.

Victory in the women’s championship class goes to Katie Bone and here’s everything we know about her.

Katie Bone is a 17-year-old contestant from season 14 of American Ninja Warrior


Katie Bone is a 17-year-old contestant from season 14 of American Ninja WarriorPhoto credit: Getty Images

Who is Katie Bone from American Ninja Warrior?

Katie Bone is a 17-year-old athlete and high school student from Bernalillo, New Mexico.

Bone is well known for her involvement in the hit NBC series American Ninja Warrior.

In 2020, Bone competed in American Ninja Warrior Junior before taking part in season 14 of the original series.

Her determination and strength earned her a spot in the show’s national finals over the course of the season.

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Bone ended her participation during the season in the first phase of the national finals when she fell at the fourth obstacle.

However, Bone was later called back to compete in the Women’s Championship, which aired in late May 2023.

On Monday, May 29, fans watched as Katie Bone took home the winning title and $50,000 in prize money after competing against twelve women.

In addition to winning the American Ninja Warrior Championship, Bone has been open about her battle with type 1 diabetes throughout the season.

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She was diagnosed at the age of 11 and has decided to use her diagnosis to raise awareness.

Katie Bone took the American Ninja Warrior's Women Championship Competition winning title


Katie Bone took the American Ninja Warrior’s Women Championship Competition winning titlePhoto credit: Getty Images

During the competition, Bone said, “It’s not easy being a competitive athlete with Type 1. I fight my body every day.”

“I hope to inspire a young child to wear their pump on their arm. It makes everything you do even more amazing.”

Will Katie Bone Join American Ninja Warrior Season 15?

Katie Bone will not compete in the next season of American Ninja Warrior.

Bone recently competed in the US Women’s National Team Climbing Trials for the February 2023 Olympics, but unfortunately suffered a cruciate ligament tear.

Her mother, Tammy Bone, remembers the incident called: “Katie heard four pops. She tore her cruciate ligament and both sides of her meniscus.”

“It was a moment she’s been preparing for her entire life, and then it was put on hold…Now it’s at the point where we will do whatever it takes to help her heal stronger.”

Katie Bone will not be appearing on ANW season 15 due to a cruciate ligament tear


Katie Bone will not be appearing on ANW season 15 due to a cruciate ligament tearPhoto credit: Getty Images

Luckily, Katie has had surgery and is now focused on her recovery.

Although she may have taken a step back, she is still focused on achieving her goals.

“I don’t need easy, I just need possible,” Bone said.

What are the requirements to participate in American Ninja Warrior?

American Ninja Warrior takes applications each year to select who will appear in upcoming seasons of the show.

According to the American Ninja Warrior casting websiteParticipants must ensure they meet the requirements before applying.

These requirements include:

  • Entrants must be legal residents of the United States
  • Participants must be at least 15 years of age during the Regional Qualifiers
  • Must be in good health
  • Be available to participate in the Regional Qualifiers
  • Entrants must include a clear photo of themselves and a 2-3 minute video with their application
Season 15 of American Ninja Warrior premiered on June 5, 2023


Season 15 of American Ninja Warrior premiered on June 5, 2023Photo credit: Getty Images

How can I watch American Ninja Warrior?

Season 15 of American Ninja Warrior premiered on Monday, June 5, 2023.

Fans of the series can catch new episodes every Monday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

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In addition, fans can also stream previous seasons of the show on fuboTV.

Hulu and YouTube TV also stream episodes of the show for those who have a premium subscription to the streaming service.


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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