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American Ninja Warrior inspires Cedar Falls backyard ninja kids

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

The popular NBC Show American Ninja Warrior is inspiring kids across the country.   

One Cedar Falls family found a way to bring the show to their backyard. 

Cedar Falls brother's Ben and Jason love to play in a unique way.

They've found ways to turn everyday household items into obstacle courses. 

With the help of their dad, the brothers build these obstacle courses in their backyard, garage and some area parks. They say the show American Ninja Warriors is one of the things that inspired them to to this. 

The family's now posting videos of Ben and Jason online, calling them the "Backyard Ninja Kids." Click here for the Facebook Backyard Ninja Kids page. They also have a YouTube Page

The Wall Street Journal interviewed the kids about what they've done. The family hopes to inspire other people to workout. 

The family hopes to build a rock climbing wall obstacle course next. 

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