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Team Ninja Warrior competition coming to Denmark

The show will premiere Sunday evening on Kanal 5

Ninja in training (photo: iStock)
September 2nd, 2016 3:19 pm| by Lucie Rychla

The strenuous obstacle course competition, ‘Team Ninja Warrior’, is coming to Denmark – the first country from outside the US to broadcast the popular reality show.

The program will premiere this Sunday on the TV channel Kanal 5, with the rest of the episodes on Thursdays.

“It’s unbelievable what a human body can do, and it is fascinating to watch,” Maiken Wexø, a program director for Discovery Networks Danmark, told Metroxpress.

‘Team Ninja Warrior’, a spin-off of ‘American Ninja Warrior’, pits 24 teams consisting of three contestants, two men and one woman, competing against one another over five disciplines.

The show was inspired by a Japanese sports TV show, ‘Sasuke’, which first aired in 1997.