On The Rise
As McKayla continued to compete, her collection of medals continued to grow. She was doing well at competitions both at home and abroad. Gymnastics fans started to get excited about the prospect of McKayla competing for Team USA in upcoming Olympic games. It was clear that she would become a big name in gymnastics.
Caught Off Guard
As McKayla continued to become well known for her talents and her fame grew, the photo that was taken in 2012 took a lot of people by surprise, and ended up having quite the lasting impact. She didn’t realize just how much this photo would affect her.