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WATCH: Johann Ofner's run on Australia’s Ninja Warrior

GOLD Coast stuntman Johann Ofner's spectacular performance on Australia's Ninja Warrior has finally been made public.

Ofner, 28, made the finals of Channel 9's runaway hit physical challenge series in December last year before he was tragically killed on the set of a music video being filmed for Bliss N Eso in Brisbane in January.

Ofner's girlfriend, model Kati Garnett, shared a montage of his run on the series in a heartbreaking public post on her Facebook page.

The show, a ratings hit for Channel 9 when it debuted in July, did not include Ofner's performance when it aired - a decision producers say they reached after consulting his family.

Instead, a short tribute to the aspiring actor aired during Ninja Warrior on July 16.

Johann Ofner on Ninja Warrior
Johann Ofner on Ninja Warrior

"Here it is everyone, we've been waiting so patiently to see our boy in action and absolutely kill Ninja Warrior," Garnett wrote yesterday in a post on Facebook accompanying the video.

"Thank you for the team for making this highlights video for us to share with everyone. Watch carefully, listen wisely and take in his greatness.

"You are one in a million and continue to inspire people each day with the morals, values and lessons you left with us on this earth. Keep killing it up there my killah. We all love you so much. Enjoy everyone xxx"

Kati Garnett the girlfriend of Johann Ofner, 28.
Kati Garnett the girlfriend of Johann Ofner, 28.

The three-minute clip shows Ofner's amazing upper body strength, determination and speed as she talks on the Australian Ninja Warrior course at Cockatoo Island, in Sydney.

"Next up is carpenter Johann Ofner," Ninja Warrior co-presenter Ben Fordham says in the introduction to the video montage.

Johann Ofner celebrates on Ninja Warrior
Johann Ofner celebrates on Ninja Warrior

"Johann is a mixed martial arts fighter who says Ninja Warrior is what I'm about."

The clip shows Ofner being embraced by Garnett, his mother Maria Ofner and his then 7-year-old daughter Kyarna as he blitzes obstacles including the Ninja Wall.

"He has great wing span and explosive pull up power," Fordham says.

Ofner rips off his shirt as he celebrates another successful run on the obstacle course before his daughter leaps into his arms to celebrate his success.

Johann Ofner was an incredible talent
Johann Ofner was an incredible talent

Ofner qualified for the grand final of the premiere Australian series of Ninja Warrior.

He was shown on the leaderboard during stage two of the series grand final and again in the closing shot where the final contestants were lined up with co-host Freddy Flintoff.

Johann Ofner with his daughter Kyarna on Ninja Warrior
Johann Ofner with his daughter Kyarna on Ninja Warrior

The grand final failed to produce Australia's first Ninja Warrior with none of the contestants being able to complete the second of three stages.

Applications for the second season of the show close on September 3.

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