McKayla Maroney Is Still Hilariously Aloof

Olympic gold-winning gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday evening.

The “fierce five” laughed and joked with Dave, but one girl in particular stood out for her sassy comments. You guessed it – her royal unimpressed-ness, McKayla, queen of Tumblr and one liners.

On having a lot of energy at a young age she quipped “I think we’re special.” 

And, when asked what age a gymnast’s skills diminish, she simply responded, “Like, 50. I think that’s the limit.”  Continue reading “McKayla Maroney Is Still Hilariously Aloof”

McKayla Maroney Is Not Impressed With You

Scientific American posted an article yesterday called “Why Bronze Medalists Are Happier Than Silver Winners.” As you can imagine, for silver medalists it has a lot to do with coming so close to winning the gold, whereas Bronze medalists are just happy to have placed at all.

See the all-around in gymnastics, where Russians Viktoria Komova and Aliya Mustafina came in second and third.

Mustafina, who is generally called a “diva” by everyone including Bob Costas, held her bronze proudly, smiling and waving while her teammate Komova unsuccessfully tried to hold back the tears.

Another case is McKayla Maroney, a strong favorite to win vault who lost to Romania’s Sandra Izbașa and made a very memorable face during her medal ceremony…

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