McKayla Maroney is the 2011 World Vault Champion and is ready to compete for the USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Meet one of the five superstars of Team USA Women’s Gymnastics – McKayla Maroney.
- Born: December 9, 1995
- Hometown: Long Beach, California
- Two Siblings
- Began Gymnastics 1997
- Homeschooled so she can train as an elite gymnast
- High School Graduation: 2014
- Career Highlight: 2011 World Championships team and vault gold medalist
- Strength: Vault
- Competing with broken toe
- Hobbies or favorite activities: Go to movies and the beach, hang out at the pool, shopping
- Favorite music: Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, Miriah Carey, Taylor Swift, Chris Brown, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and Beyonce
- Favorite book(s): Audrey Wait, Tucks Everlasting, Hunger Game series, Uglies series, Percy Jackson series, The Last Song, A Dogs Life, The mysterious Benedict Society,
- Favorite movie(s): Yes Man, Last Song, Transformers, Pirates, Shutters Island, The Guardian, Elf, Avatar, and Inception.
- Favorite TV show(s): Keeping up with the Kardashians, Jerseylicious, E!News, Pretty Little Liars, and Make it or Break it.
- Favorite Food: Sushi, strawberries, mangos
- Other sports involvement: Used to do soccer, ice skating and tennis
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