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McKayla Maroney Biography

Birth Name:
McKayla Rose Maroney
Birth Place:
Long Beach, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Parents started her in gymnastics to help her burn off an abundance of energy
  • Before focusing solely on gymnastics, participated in soccer, ice skating and tennis
  • Won the 2011 World Championship on vault
  • Suffered a concussion at the VISA Championships less than a month before the 2012 U
  • S
  • Olympic Trials but still qualified for the team
  • Father (Mike Maroney) was a quarterback at Purdue University


  • Kav Maroney -- Brother
  • Mike Maroney -- Father
  • Erin Maroney -- Mother
  • Tarynn Maroney -- Sister