Australian Ninja Warrior contestant Trudie Horskins was disqualified over ...

'I'm so devastated!' Australian Ninja Warrior contestant Trudie Horskins is disqualified over losing a SHOE ...as fans online decry the rule as 'stupid'

By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 11:23 BST, 21 July 2019 | Updated: 11:27 BST, 21 July 2019

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Trudie Horskins had hopes of making the Australian Ninja Warrior finals during Sunday night's episode. 

But instead, the 40-year-old crashed and burned over a very unfortunate accident - she lost a shoe in the pool. 

The Aqua Aerobics Instructor had landed hard on a mat after spinning wildly on the Rolling Log. 

'I'm so devastated!' Australian Ninja Warrior contestant Trudie Horskins (pictured) was disqualified Sunday night over losing a shoe

'I'm so devastated!' Australian Ninja Warrior contestant Trudie Horskins (pictured) was disqualified Sunday night over losing a shoe 

Her sneaker slammed into the edge of the black mat and bounced off her foot and into the water below. 

According to the rules of the show, if any part of a contestant or their equipment  - even a hair clip - falls off into the water, they are disqualified. 

The Victorian athlete said afterwards: 'I'm devastated. I'm so devastated. I wanted this so bad. I had this

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