The former professional gymnast McKayla Maroney is making a seamless transition from the gymnastics floor to behind and front of the camera.
Maroney has been very active on her social media accounts lately. Her posts always include stunning shots of the Olympian along with positive messages for her fans and followers.
And that was the case yet again on Monday evening. This time she took to Instagram to post a beautiful picture in a light pink turtleneck top and black leather skirt. She is also rocking out in a pair of big black shades and a black belt with a gold buckle.
In her caption, she says expresses that a positive attitude is key. And she isn’t wrong — Maroney has been spreading all kinds of positivity lately. Maybe it’s just coincidence, but the weather behind her in the most recent photo is quite beautiful as well.
“A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset,” Maroney shares on Instagram. “Sending lots of peace and love your way today! I hope you have an amazing week.”
Her 1.3 million fans were once again smitten with the new photo. The comments section was live like always, with fans saying things such as “Queen 😍😍😍,” and “So lovely ❤️🔥🔥🔥❤️.” The image has racked up nearly 30,000 likes since being posted online.
McKayla Maroney: Gymnast to Model
There’s no question that McKayla Maroney has been making a name for herself in the Instagram world. However, she got her start to worldwide fame as a member of the United States American Women’s gymnastics team.
She and her teammates were nicknamed the “Fierce Five” during the 2012 Summer Olympics. During the event in London, Maroney and her teammates showed out, taking home the gold medal. Individually, Maroney walked away with the silver medal in the vault event.
It was just the second time in history that the American women took home the gold. And it was the first time they did so at the Olympics on foreign soil.
And while those days are behind her now having retired from the sport in 2016, Maroney is still on top of the world as a social media influencer. That has been especially so as of late. The 25-year-old has been taking to social media to try out new poses and continually spreads positive messaging to her followers. Based on the responses from her fans, they are here for here it.