Anyone who knows anything about Derek Hough knows that he is a man of many talents. In addition to being a professional ballroom dancer and six-time winner of Dancing with the Stars, Derek is a singer, songwriter, musician, actor, director and choreographer.
Now it looks like Derek can add the the title of “ninja” to his impressive resume. Derek was going to be one of eight celebrities competing on the celebrity edition of the Emmy-nominated television series, American Ninja Warrior.
The show pushes competitors to the test, as they fight to make their way through a string of complicated obstacle courses. In the show’s eight seasons, only two people have ever been able to conquer the course.
As a dancer, Derek Hough‘s strength and flexibility came in handy on the show. He also received specialized training to help prepare him for the course and all of the challenges it posed
Derek was joined by a strong cast of celebrity competitors for this special episode of the series. Just a few of the celebrities that competed included Arrow star Stephen Amell, Olympic decathlete Ashton Eaton, and New York Yankees player Nick Swisher.
The celebrity edition of American Ninja Warrior aired on May 25 at 8 PM on NBC.
Watch Derek compete on American Ninja Warrior in the video below.