Excerpt From The Story On HometownStation.com
At 59 years old, the man known across the country as “Grandpa Ninja” for his history-making runs on the NBC show American Ninja Warrior is continuing to prove that age is just a number.
Kelvin Antoine first appeared on the incredibly difficult obstacle course competition show in 2010, determined to break stereotypes as he went head to head with elite athletes less than half his age.
“I had no training at all — I just showed up,” the grandfather of eight recalled of his first taste of the spotlight on the show. “I was the first man age 51 to try out for American Ninja Warrior and get through the first obstacle.”