Discipline: All-Around, Floor Exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Vault, Team
Current Residence: Aliso Viejo, Calif.
School: Aliso Niguel High School
- 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in team
- 2012, U.S. Olympic Trials uneven bars gold medalist (tied), balance beam bronze medalist (tied), all-around fifth place
- 2012, Visa Championships uneven bars silver medalist, all-around and balance beam fourth place, floor exercise sixth place
- 2012, Pacific Rim Championships balance beam and team gold medalist
- 2010, Pan American Championships, all-around and team gold medalist
Fun Facts: Father was a Triple-A baseball player ... Loves the constant challenges gymnastics presents ... Mother put her in gymnastics at age 3 because she was extremely active ... Favorite book is The Hunger Games ... Favorite TV show is Modern Family
Madison Kocian Wins All-Around At Collegiate Gymnastics Debut
Brandon Penny Jan. 08, 2017
Kocian and Kyla Ross made history by becoming the first Olympic champion gymnasts to compete collegiately.
UCLA’s Powerhouse Gymnastics Program Proves Ideal Landing Spot For Olympians
Joanne C. Gerstner Jan. 04, 2017
With two freshman Olympians, Madison Kocian and Kyla Ross, the Bruins look primed for a strong season.
16 Olympic Medalists Who Retired In 2016
Karen Rosen Dec. 28, 2016
With 63 Olympic medals between them, see who hung up their uniforms this year.
Now 20, Olympic Champ Kyla Ross Embraces Transition To College Gymnastics
Joanne C. Gerstner Oct. 24, 2016
Ross is a freshman at UCLA, as is fellow U.S. Olympian Madison Kocian.
Relive The Fierce Five's Team All-Around Gold Medal At The London 2012 Olympic Games
June 27, 2016
The U.S. women's gymnastics team earned the first all-around title for the U.S. since 1996.
Fierce Five Member Kyla Ross Retires From Elite Gymnastics
USA Gymnastics Feb. 22, 2016
Ross won Olympic gold in 2012 and has since won five World Championship medals.
8 Olympic-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas
Oct. 30, 2015
In a pinch? We've got you covered with eight do-it-yourself costume ideas for Halloween.
Defending Olympic Champions Hoping To Shine Again In Rio
Peggy Shinn Aug. 20, 2015
From Phelps to the women’s soccer team, scores of defending Olympic gold medalists are on the Road to Rio.
Douglas And Raisman Are Right Where They Need To Be For 2016
Chrös McDougall Aug. 16, 2015
The 2012 Olympians both finished in the top five at the P&G Championships with room to improve.
Unbeatable Simone Biles Becomes First Woman In 23 Years To Win Three National Titles
Brandon Penny Aug. 16, 2015
Biles scores nearly 5 points ahead of the field, while Raisman and Douglas are third, fifth in their returns.