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Mayo's Ninja Warriors Team With Child Life Staff to Give Kids the Gift of Play

July 25, 2019

Mayo’s Ninja Warriors Team With Child Life Staff to Give Kids the Gift of Play

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Mayo Clinic child life specialists recently gave pediatric patients a day they won’t soon forget: a special event that featured kid-sized obstacles and a chance to meet Mayo’s American Ninja Warriors.

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Child Life Specialist, Dr. Candace Granberg


Mayo Clinic's Own Ninja Warriors Use Platform to Make a Difference

May 14, 2019

Mayo Clinic’s Own Ninja Warriors Use Platform to Make a Difference

By In the Loop In the Loop

Mayo’s Andrew Yori and Dr. Candace Granberg will participate in another season of American Ninja Warrior this summer, both of them using their strength (and now celebrity) to fight for causes close their hearts.

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr. Candace Granberg, Pediatric Urology, Rhabdomyosarcoma


Andrew Yori Hopes Third Time's a Charm on American Ninja Warrior: Minneapolis Edition

May 17, 2018

Andrew Yori Hopes Third Time’s a Charm on American Ninja Warrior: Minneapolis Edition

By In the Loop In the Loop

Mayo Clinic’s own Andrew Yori has an impressive side hustle as a competitor on American Ninja Warrior. This year marks the third time he’s earned a shot at running the show’s intimidating obstacle course.

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr. Candace Granberg, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

June 15, 2017

Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

By In the Loop In the Loop

Candace Granberg, M.D., has a lot of titles, including surgeon, wife, mom, volunteer and now, ninja warrior. The pediatric urologist is the second Mayo staff member chosen to participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. 

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr. Candace Granberg, Mayo Clinic Rochester


April 18, 2017

Mayo’s Own American Ninja Warrior Returns to Competition

By In the Loop In the Loop

Age seems to slow most people down. But Andrew Yori isn’t like most people. We introduced you to Andrew — a.k.a. the K9 Ninja — last year, when he was preparing to compete in an American Ninja Warrior regional qualifying event in Indianapolis. Back then, he was a 39-year-old rookie, just hoping to make it […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Bone Marrow Transplant, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


September 15, 2016

Andrew Yori Reflects on Ninja Warrior Experience, Lessons Learned Along the Way

By In the Loop In the Loop

Many of us at Mayo Clinic enjoyed watching Andrew Yori — a.k.a. the K9 Ninja — compete on American Ninja Warrior. We introduced you to Andrew, a lab technician at Mayo’s Rochester campus, in April, when he was preparing for a qualifying event in Indianapolis. And we followed him as he moved ahead in the […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


August 2, 2016

Andrew Yori, Mayo’s Own K-9 Ninja, is Headed to Vegas, Baby!

By In the Loop In the Loop

Andrew Yori doesn’t strike us as a gambling man. But if he were, we’re guessing he might have bet against himself making it to the American Ninja Warrior finals in Las Vegas. As we’ve reported, Andrew, a lab technician at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus, was thrilled just to make it to the Indianapolis qualifier. “This […]

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June 21, 2016

Mayo’s Own Ninja Warrior, Andrew Yori, Moves Ahead in Competition

By In the Loop In the Loop

Back in April we introduced you to Andrew Yori, a Mayo Clinic lab technician/dog adoption advocate/CrossFit enthusiast/overall superhuman. Andrew was gearing up to compete in the Indianapolis Qualifier for American Ninja Warrior, a reality TV show that pits athletes against seemingly insurmountable obstacles like the Death Spiral, Wheels of Pain and Back Breaker. (That’s what […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


April 26, 2016

Lab Tech by Day, Ninja Warrior by Primetime

By In the Loop In the Loop

When mere mortals tune into American Ninja Warrior, a reality TV show where contestants face obstacles like the Bridge of Blades, Jumping Spider and Half-Pipe Attack, we usually utter some variation of, “Whoa.” (Followed quickly, perhaps, by some variation of, “Pass the chips.”) But not Andrew Yori. The first time Andrew, a lab technician at […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr Jacob Sellon, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


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