McKayla Maroney at the Chicago White Sox game (Jon Durr/USA TODAY Sports) By Seth Rubinroit Anyone can throw a ceremonial first pitch. But few can do it as acrobatically as gymnast McKayla Maroney. The Olympic champion stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Chicago White Sox baseball game on Friday. Rather than throw the ball from there, she performed a […]
Check out more from behind the scenes with McKayla Maroney during our preview of the 2012 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions.
Carried by her big vaults, Maroney gets the approval from the committee to join the Team in London. She finished 7th in the All-Around.
McKayla Maroney finished 7th overall following day one, scoring 16.10 on vault and 15.200 on floor.
While practicing her floor routine, McKayla Maroney lands on her back and hits her head, and with signs of a concussion, she was forced to drop out.
Oct. 15, 2011: Watch American McKayla Maroney on the vault during the apparatus finals at the 2011 Gymnastics Worlds in Tokyo.
2011 World Champ McKayla Maroney (USA) wins her vaulting title again during the Individual Apparatus Finals of the 2013 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. Maroney finished her event with a final score of 15.724, .129 better than her teammate Simone Biles who came in 2nd.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 11 – At the Sept. 9 performance of the Kellogg’s® Tour of Gymnastics Champions in Ontario, Calif., 2012 Olympic gold-medalists McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman were injured while performing on the uneven bars (spectator video above). Raisman, who was examined at the arena by the physician for the performance, has bruised […]
U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney performs during the artistic gymnastics women’s vault finals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) By Rosalba O’Brien LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Athletes who are expected to win gold and come home with silver react in different ways – some put on a […]
U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney (L) gets a hug from her coach Arthur Akopyan after competing on the vault at the U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, California, July 1, 2012. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) By Mark Lamport-Stokes SAN JOSE, California, July 1 (Reuters) – Three weeks after her Olympic dream appeared to be in tatters after […]