The top 90 competitors from the regional competitions face off against Mt. Midoriyama's first stage. The course includes Piston Road, Giant Ring, Silk Slider, Jumping Spider, Half Pipe Attack, Warped Wall, Spinning Bridge, and Final Climb. Favorites include Joe Moravsky, Meagan Martin, Lorin Ball, Isaac Caldiero, Dr. Noah Kaufman, Travis Rosen, and Tremayne Dortch, among others. Those who finish advance to Stage 2.