On the Rise
As McKayla competed more, she continued to collect medals, both internationally and domestically. Fans of gymnastics were quite excited about having her represent the United States in the Olympics, and it was clear that her name was to be huge in the sport.
Caught off Guard
McKayla’s talents continued to shine forth, and her fame rose exponentially. However, the photo that got snapped in 2012 took the world by surprise. It had a lasting impact, and she didn’t know how it might affect her.