Gymnasts McKayla Maroney (right) and Kyla Ross have trained together in Aliso Viejo, California, since age 6. Their friendship was built on dreams of competing at the Olympic Games. “We will always be best friends,” Maroney said. “We just have so many memories together…It was surreal when we both made the Olympic Team.”
Did you know June 8 is National Best Friends Day? We're celebrating with a look at some of Team USA's closest friends and teammates. See which bobsledders, gymnasts, skiers and more have developed solid gold friendships both on and off the field of play.