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  1. Happy Birthday, McKayla Maroney


    Happy birthday, McKayla Maroney! The gymnast and internet sensation can now legally vote -- she turns 18 today. The reigning world champion on the vault and a member of the gold-medal-winning Team USA at the 2012 Olympics, Maroney is one of the most ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
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  3. Familiar face: McKayla Maroney


    One year ago today, McKayla Maroney won the silver medal on the vault at the London Olympics. A member of the United States' Fierce Five that had already won team gold in London, Maroney was considered a lock to win an individual gold on the vault. A...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  4. Happy birthday, Kerri Strug!


    Happy birthday to Kerri Strug, who turns 36 today! The darling of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, an 18-year-old Strug is best remembered for her iconic vault that clinched a gold medal for the United States in the gymnastics team competition. Strug, who ...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  5. espnW -- U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney shares her healing secrets ...

    Dimity McDowell

    U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney shares her healing secrets as she makes her way back to the sport that made her go viral in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  6. Here's to the high-flying women


    We're celebrating Amelia Earhart Day by saluting some of the highest-flying women in track and field today. American Jenn Suhr struck gold in London in the pole vault when she cleared 15 feet, 7 inches (4.75 meters). The world record is 5.06 meters, ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  7. espnW -- Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr shares love of ani...

    Cristina Goyanes

    When an undernourished baby deer popped up on her property, Olympic pole vault gold medalist and animal lover Jenn Suhr nursed her back to health.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  8. President Obama and McKayla Maroney? Not impressed!

    espnW staff

    Remember this photo from the 2012 Summer Olympics? It was U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney's honest reaction after taking home the silver medal in the individual vault competition at the Games, an event she was highly favored to win. But in the day...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  9. W roundtable: Lasting impressions from the 2012 London Olympic Ga...


    Women were the unquestionable storyline for the United States at the London Games. The espnW contributors weigh in with the moments that resonated most.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- New plan works out for U.S. women's gymnastics

    Alyssa Roenigk

    For a change, the U.S. women's gymnasts didn't tax themselves between the trials and the Games, and the formula has led to unprecedented success.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  11. We are Olympic champions!

    Gabrielle Douglas

    We were confident, strong and ready. And we won it! I still can't believe that we are Olympic champions. I feel so honored and blessed. Jordyn Wieber started us off with an amazing vault -- she pretty much stuck it -- and then it all just we...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  12. 2012 London Olympics -- Where Are They Now: Kerri Strug

    Rachel Cooperman

    After vaulting to superstardom as the heroine of the gold-medal-winning women's gymnastics team at the 1996 Olympics, Kerri Strug, mother to a three-month-old son, is enjoying a lower-key life away from the spotlight.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  13. Ingrid Kantola hearts CrossFit

    Julia Savacool

    Ingrid Kantola was an elite pole vaulter in college, but she credits the intense training of CrossFit with giving her the strength to bounce back from open-heart surgery.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  14. McKayla Maroney wins world vault title, Viktoria Komova golden on...

    Blythe Lawrence

    McKayla Maroney becomes the third straight American to win the world vault title as the event finals begin at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  15. U.S. pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz leaps to new team

    Sarah Spain

    U.S. pole vaulter Jillian Schwartz hopes switching to the Israeli team will jump-start her Olympic dreams.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011