Bigg Ninja a crowd favourite

You may recognise this guy from the most recent season of Australian Ninja Warrior, which wrapped up on our screens last month.

He is former Two Wells resident Alex Bigg (AKA Bigg Ninja).

“Bigg Ninja” didn’t quite make it to the end of the tough stage two grand final course but the crowd favourite certainly didn’t disappoint with his efforts, finishing third overall.

After taking part in the inaugural season of Australian Ninja Warrior where he bowed out in the early stages of filming, Bigg said he was motivated to come back fitter and stronger and do better.

“I went in very over-confident in the first season,” Bigg said.

“I watched it on television and thought it was going to be super easy, but it wasn’t, I didn’t even make the live shows.

“I was really disappointed in how I went in season one and that was my motivation for season two.

“I went hard into training from there.”

An airforce avionics technician, Bigg, 32, built his own ninja-like course in the shed of his Two Wells home complete with a peg board, salmon ladder, monkey bars, rock wall and hanging holds.

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