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Transcript of McKayla Maroney
McKayla is also known for her 10.0 or perfect vaults in the Summer Olympics. Here is a video of one of many perfect vaults preformed by McKayla Maroney in London:
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Who is McKayla?
McKayla Rose Maroney is a US gold medalist. She is known for her perfect vault and her "not impressed" face, shown right here:
Her hometown is in
Laguna Niguel, CA. She
was born in Long Island, CA.
McKayla's height is 5'4".
McKayla's first medal was a Bronze medal for vault during her first major competition in Dallas, Texas
She was just 13 in her first major competition!
She is acting in the show Bones as a girl named Ellie
McKayla started gymnastics when she was 2
She has always felt comfortable in the gym
McKayla's Birth, Family, and Friends
McKayla was born on December 9, 1995 in Aliso Viejo, California. At the moment, she is 18, turning 19 this December. Her parents are Mike and Erin Maroney. McKayla's dad was a quarter-back at his high school Purdue University and her mom was a ice-skater as well as participating in many other sports. Her siblings are Kav and Tarynn and best friend is Kayla Ross, another US gymnast.
McKayla has suffered many injuries from gymnastics. She has broken her toe 2 times in May, June, and increased the break after dismounting the beam, and had a mild concussion and a nasal fracture after hitting her head during training on a floor routine at the U.S gymnastics championships. As you can see, she is very tough.
I hope you enjoyed this presentation and learned something new!!
Floor, Olympic Trials 2012: http://www.cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?videoId=C0bjxFsq0Xk
Beam, Olympic Trials 2012: http://www.cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?videoId=6yWRSM-daH0
Bars, Visa Championships: http://www.cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?videoId=fuxsD7LZjnI