Fierce Five legend McKayla Maroney is a well-regarded retired gymnast who rose to international fame as an iimportant part of the American women’s team in the 2012 Olympics.
Along the way, Maroney captured gold in the team event and an silver medal in the individual vault event.
Ever since retiring from gymnastics, Maroney has dedicated herself to becoming a famous social media influencer. As things currently stand, she owns 1.4 million followers on Instagram and roughly 82,000 on TikTok.
On Friday, in an effort to bring in the month of October, Maroney published something on Instagram that spread like wildfire.
The post largely speaks for itself:
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This isn’t the first time Maroney has gone viral in this fashion. Her TikTok videos are a thing of legend:
Plus, her racy dance video from last month nearly broke the internet.
And that’s to say nothing of all her other viral Instagram posts:
Maroney may be done as a gymnast, but it seems like she has a very promising modeling and social media influencer career ahead of her.
Now Urban Meyer’s wife is lashing out at him on social media.
— Game 7 (@game7__) October 5, 2021
As long as she doesn’t land herself in the ER again, and presuming Maroney can grow and evolve with social media trends, she will likely find the second act of her young career very fruitful.
Given what she has meant to women’s gymnastics over the past decade, it’s great to see that Maroney has found such a lucrative and fulfilling career in her retirement.
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