Watch: Jessie Graff makes history with American Ninja Warrior run
Jessie Graff has etched her name into the American Ninja Warrior record books, becoming the first woman to ever complete the first stage of the Las Vegas finals—doing so on Monday’s episode of the obstacle course competition.
Graff’s day job as a stuntwoman for the CBS show Supergirl serves as good training for the high-flying feats needed to complete the course, which she did with 12 seconds to spare.
Graff has earned a lot of fans in her run to the finals and even had her skills immortalized in Lego form.
Graff’s run was cheered on by several other female competitors from the show, including Kacy Catanzaro, who made headlines in 2014 as the first woman to complete the Ninja Warrior qualifying course.