Leicester man trains to become an ‘American Ninja Warrior’

AFTER HE STARTED training to become a contestant on “American Ninja Warrior,” David Allan Rose built an outdoor gym where he works out for two hours every day jumping rope, doing crunches, lifting weights and bouncing on his trampoline. Independent photo/Steve James

David Allan Rose, 76 and living in Leicester, is a natural-born risk taker. At age 20, he dropped out of college in California, where he was studying engineering, to try his hand at becoming a jockey.

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