McKayla Maroney

Gymnastics

McKayla Maroney headshot
  • 2012
Name: McKayla Maroney
Sport:
 Gymnastics
Discipline:
All-Around, Floor Exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Vault, Team
Height:
 5’2”
Current Residence:
 Long Beach, Calif.
School:
 Home schooled

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in team, silver medal in vault

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

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