McKayla Maroney became a household name when she was part of the Team USA during the 2012 Olympics, a group that would be known as the Fierce Five. At that point, everyone thought she would be conquering the world of gymnastics, but something happened that would change the course of her whole career. One photo took over the headlines, but was that all?
A Star In The Making
Fro an early age, McKayla stood out as a gymnast during her practices and at meets. Her dream to reach the Olympics were within reach, and everyone knew that it was simply a matter of time before she would make this dream come true.
How is it that one photo could dramatically change people’s perception of her? As many who are in the spotlight experience, McKayla had to go through intense scrutiny after becoming a well known figure. Maybe things would have ended up differently for her if the photo had not become to widely circulated.