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Journeys

Curls Of American Ninja Warrior: Alicia Tavani

@thekickinkidNumber of Ninja Warrior seasons: TwoFavorite obstacle: Shrinking stepsLeast favorite obstacle: Spinning wheelsAge: 32Location: Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaOccupation: Owner, No Limits Martial ArtsRole model: My mentor and instructor Jason Gehring Journey to ANW: I submitted my video and I was cast! I told my story of overcoming an abusive father, bullying due to my race, and the…

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Journeys

Curls Of American Ninja Warrior: Nikkilette Wright

@thewrightmodelNumber of Ninja Warrior seasons: TwoFavorite obstacle: Jumping spiderLeast favorite obstacle: BalanceLocation: Los Angeles, CaliforniaOccupation: Professional stunt performer/actorRole model: My mother. She was a strong-willed, independent woman who raised multiracial children to be just as strong. To take every opportunity life gives you no matter how scary it may be. Journey to ANW: I have…

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Curls Of American Ninja Warrior: Amy Collingwood

@snackpandaaNumber of Ninja Warrior seasons: The upcoming Season 12 will be her firstFavorite obstacle: Ferris wheel: “I haven’t had a chance to try this but I think we’re meant for each other!”Least favorite obstacle: Diving boardsAge: 35Location: Honolulu, HawaiiOccupation: ConsultantRole model: Kirstie Ennis, a fellow Marine who lost her leg during a helicopter crash in…

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Curls Of American Ninja Warrior: Caitlyn Bergstrom

@kt.bergstromNumber of Ninja Warrior seasons: OneFavorite obstacle: Salmon ladder, balance, and agilityLeast favorite obstacle: CliffhangerAge: 22Location: Seminole, FloridaOccupation: Ninja coachRole model: My parents, they always push me to be my best and they’re my biggest supporters. Journey to ANW: My dad, Jason Bergstrom, competed on Seasons 9 and 10 of American Ninja Warrior and he…

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Curls Of American Ninja Warrior: Rachael Goldstein

@rachael.goldstein1Number of Ninja Warrior seasons: ThreeFavorite obstacle: Salmon ladderLeast favorite obstacle: BalanceAge: 36Location: Cherry Hill, New JerseyOccupation: Pediatric occupation therapist, currently full-time momRole model: Too many ninjas to name! I look up to so many of them for the amazing people that they are! Journey to ANW: My first season, I wasn’t even going to…

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Culture, Journeys, Life

Custom For A Cause

Building a brand wasn’t the goal when she sewed her first bag in 2009, but 11 years later, Rebecca Smith’s Better Life Bags is thriving — and making a difference in Detroit

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Journeys, Life

Curls In The Time Of Covid-19

After helping the curly community online, she’s embarking on a journey to become a true curl specialist. Follow along as Alyson takes Curl behind the scenes of becoming a curly hair expert, and changing lives in the process.

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