Arrow news has exploded the last few days with the announcement of Torchwood alum joining the cast and the reveal of shirtless Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen) in key art. How about a behind-the-scenes video with Amell practicing his aim to top it off? Take a peek below:

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According to the interviewer in the video, everyone wants to know if Amell really did the salmon ladder — that intense obstacle where Amell uses a bar to jump rungs in a vertical line. The stunt can be found in the previews. Fans of Ninja Warrior will recognize the salmon ladder, and Amell’s execution is more than just sexy, it’s downright impressive.

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Like the video? Excited for Arrow? Wishing October would arrive? I’m already counting down the days.

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Becca Ritchie