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Kacy Catanzaro splashes out at American Ninja Warrior National Finals (video)

Kacy Catanzaro

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR UBISOFT - Kacy Catanzaro celebrates the completion of the parkour course at Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Experience during Comic-Con on Thurs., July 24, 2014, in San Diego. The Assassin’s Creed Experience is open to the public through Sun. July 27th. (Photo by Casey Rodgers/Invision for Ubisoft/AP Images)

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Kacy Catanzaro‘s history-making run on this season of “American Ninja Warrior” came to a splashing end at the National Finals episode that aired Monday. The former gymnast fell on an obstacle called the “jumping spider.”

“When I stepped up there, I was looking at it, I felt really great, I felt confident,” Catanzaro said. “I took a really big jump. I straddled as far as I could. My hands just didn’t reach, so I took a little tumble. But it’s OK.”

In July, Catanzaro became the first woman to complete an “American Ninja Warrior” city course in Dallas (video here), which qualified her for the Las Vegas finals.

The 5-foot former Towson University gymnast started doing gymnastics at age 5, through her college career two years ago. She was named NCAA Southeast Regional Gymnast of the Year in 2012.

She plans on coming back for the next season of “American Ninja Warrior.”

“It has been such a dream,” Catanzaro said. “I wanted to do, obviously, better than I did here, but I couldn’t have asked for anything more this season.”

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