Victoria Arlen is co-hosting the brand new season of ‘ANW’ Junior and she or he spilled why she will’t wait on this EXCLUSIVE new interview with HollywoodLife!
Having carried out within the highlight efficiently on Dancing With the Stars and receiving 4 medals on the 2012 Summer Paralympics London in swimming, it’s no shock that Victoria Arlen, 25, is able to tackle her latest problem as co-host for the upcoming second season of American Ninja Warrior Junior. “I am very excited,” Victoria advised HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY throughout a current go to to the present’s set. “It’s such an incredible forged and crew. These children are out of this world gifted in so some ways, so it’s an incredible honor. I’ve been a fan of the American Ninja Warrior franchise for a really very long time, so to affix the household formally and be capable to be working with the children is absolutely cool.”
Victoria will be part of earlier co-hosts Matt Iseman, 49, and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, 40, and although she’s already bought sports activities casting expertise beneath her belt with ESPN, she is conscious working with these younger children will probably be a complete totally different ball recreation — no pun meant! “What I learned pretty early on here is just having a conversation, but also having a conversation prior to the conversation,” Victoria revealed. “A lot of these kids are so well spoken and they’re super excited to be here, so it’s tapping into that. They have a lot to say, and so I think it’s just giving them that platform to be able to use their voice.”
Though Victoria herself is finished competing within the sports activities world, she’s staying busier than ever! Between the brand new internet hosting gig, public talking engagements, writing a guide and producing a documentary, she’s joyful to seek out time to steadiness all of it. “I’m just getting pulled into a lot of creative spaces as well,” Victoria shared, additionally opening up about her charitable endeavor. “I launched my basis, Victoria‘s Victory Foundation, so I’ve not been sitting nonetheless. I’m actually unhealthy at sitting nonetheless, however I’ve simply been doing slightly little bit of every thing.” Victoria’s Victory Foundation gives scholarships to these with mobility challenges, and helps these with bodily limitations get the companies they should lead extra impartial lives.
Make certain to catch Victoria step into her new function when season 2 of American Ninja Warrior Junior premieres on Universal Kids on Saturday, February 22 at 7pm ET/PT.