Meet Fruita's American Ninja Warrior

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Fruita's Michael Stanger qualified for the city finals after a top-30 run at American Ninja Warrior show in Denver. This is Stanger's third year competing on the show.

Stanger also teaches a ninja warrior class at the Kidzplex gym. A lot of his little ninjas came out to watch tonight's show in support.

"The support that I felt from the community is amazing,” Stanger says. “It feels good. It definitely helps me. It keeps me motivated to keep going even if I had no other motivation."