McKayla Maroney, born and raised in Laguna Niguel, won the vault title Saturday to give the U.S. gold medals in the first three events at the World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo.
"It just shows we are the best," McKayla told the Associated Press. "We come for business and that's what we want to do. We all work really, really hard for it."
The 15-year-old does one of the hardest vaults in the world—a roundoff onto the takeoff board, back handspring onto the vault and then 2½ twists before landing.
"Vault has always just kind of come naturally for me. It's more something that I just do for fun," McKayla said. "I don't get nervous, I just do it," she told the AP.
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