An obstacle course trainer and former NCAA gymnast Kacy Catanzaro was born on 14th January, 1990 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. she is the daughter of Andrew and Kathryn Catanzaro. Her father works as a manufacturing manager and her mother works in regulatory quality assurance.
Kacy also has two older sisters named Jessica and Cheryl. She attended Belleville High School. She was also a part of gymnastics squad at the school which has helped in earning a numbers of awards.
She then went on to get graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood. She started to compete in gymnastics when she was at the age of six. She has done gymnastics for eighteen years and earned herself a Division 1 gymnastics scholarship to Tawson University in Maryland.
Standing at the height of five feet and weighting only 100 pounds, Kacy competed in the American Ninja Warrior course. Before appearing on the show, Kacy has been trained by her boyfriend Brent Steffensen for the course specifically for about two years.
She not only competed but also made a name for herself by being the first woman to qualify for the finals of American Ninja Warrior. On 14th July, 2014, she went on to become the first woman who not only attempt the city finals but also completed and became the first female to ever to earn a spot at the Vegas finals. She has also competed in American Ninja 5. She easily cleared the first three obstacles but due to her height, she took a lot of time on the Hang Move.
Kacyis considered as one of the best Level 10 gymnasts in New Jersey. She has also competed at Rettig’s Gymnastics Club for Coach Mike Romano. Her most memorable experience was when she got qualify for the Level 10 Nationals in the year 2008.
In addition, Kacy was three year captain at Rettig’s. She was the winner of the 2007 Coaches Award. Kacy was also named as club’s MVP in 2005. She is also the three time winner of the Most Dedicated Gymnast award at the International Gymnastics Camp in Stroudsburg, Pa.