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Mckaylas Olympic website
-McKayla Rose Maroney is an American gymnast competing for the USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics. -After a promising start in 2009 at the Visa Championships and again in 2010 at the CoverGirl Classic, she scored her first Medal in August of 2010 at the Visa Championships. -In 2011, she rocketed to fame in her performance at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy, Visa Championships, and World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan. -Now, in 2012 her superstar performances have led her to London to compete for the USA in the Summer Olympics. -After an amazing contribution to Team USA's first Olympic Gold Medal in the Women's Team Final since 1996, McKayla followed up with another series of amazing vaults, earning a Silver Medal in the Women's Vault at just 16 years old. -McKayla is taking time to travel, train, and meet her fans, as well as perform in events such as the Kelogg's tour.
Good Gymnast Info (PRIMAARY SOURC)E
-Discipline: All-Around, Floor Exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Vault, Team -Career Highlights: -2012, U.S. Olympic Trials vault gold medalist, floor exercise fifth place, all-around seventh place -2011, World Championships vault and team gold medalist -2011, Visa Championships vault gold medalist, all-around silver medalist, floor exercise fifth place, balance beam seventh place -2010, Pan American Championships floor exercise, vault and team gold medalist -Fun Facts: Her favorite event is the floor exercise ... She began her gymnastics career because she had so much energy as a small child ... Enjoys going to the movies ... Involved with soccer, figure skating, and tennis before becoming a full-time gymnast. -Twitter: @McKaylaMaroney -Year in School: Sophomore -Name of High School: Homeschooled -High School Graduation Year: 2014 -Year you began gymnastics: 1997 -Favorite Event: Probably floor because it's the only event that you can really express yourself. -How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mom put me in gymnastics because i had so much energy and i was always running around, so she thought gymnastics might take away some of the insane amounts of energy. -Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling when you have worked so hard for something then finally getting the skill, or achieving the long time goal. -What are your goals for gymnastics?: I would love to compete for USA at Worlds and the Olympics. -Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Mike and Erin -Names of sibling(s): Tarynn and Kav
Mckayla's Extra Info
Mckayla Rose Maroney: -She is the 2011 world vault champion. -She has a chocolate lab named Tia Maria. -Sport: Gymnastics -Birthdate:12/ 9/1995 -Birthplace: Long Beach, CA -Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA -Residence: Laguna Niguel, CA -Height and Weight: 5'3" / 101 lbs -Olympics: 2012 -Family members in sports: My family is very athletic in to all different sports. Dad was quarterback for Purdue
-Became the World Vault Champion at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Japan -Teamates Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross Ally Raisman, and Jordan Weiber. -Womans Gymnastics team of 2012 won gold for team at the 2012 summer olympics. -Their score of 183.596 was a whopping five points better than Russia's