Dan competed in seasons 7, 9, and 10 of American Ninja Warrior. In season 10 at the minneapolis qualifier he was the 2nd person the complete the course and came in 10th overall. His sports background is in Bowling, which is why he goes by "The Bowling Ninja”.
Dan specializes in obstacle technique, always looking for the easiest or fastest way to complete an obstacle. His favorite obstacles usually involve fingertip or grip strength, such as the cliffhanger or fat nunchucks.