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OLYMPICS 2012: Watch L.N. Native McKayla Maroney on TV, Online

With hundreds of events, finding who is on when is tough — but here are the dates for the native from our area Olympian Maroney.

The 2012 London Olympics are under way. But there are so many events, that finding the ones you want to watch can be tough. You don't want to miss Laguna Niguel native , McKayla Maroney, competing in the artistic women's gymnastics event beginning on Sunday on KNBC, Channel 4 at 1:30 a.m. PST. Also competing is

You can check the complete event schedule here that will continue throughout the week

Read more about Maroney here:

NBC and its networks announced it will show every event, so no matter who you are rooting for you should be able to find his or her competition. Some will be streamed live on the NBC Olympics website’s Live Extra.

Quick facts about Maroney from London2012.com:

  • Birthdate: 09/12/1995 
  • Height: 5' feet, 3" inches tall

Injuries

  • In June 2012, she suffered a minor nasal fracture and a mild concussion when she missed a landing while warming up at the Visa Championships. (usagym.org, 19 June 2012)

Additional information

Start of sporting career

  • She was put in her first gymnastics programm at 18 months. (uverseonline.att.net, 16 Oct. 2011)


Reason for taking up this sport

  • "My mother put me in gymnastics because I had so much energy and I was always running around, so she thought gymnastics might take away some of the insane amounts of energy." (usa-gymnastics.com, 16 May 2012 )


Ambitions

  • To compete at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (uverseonline.att.net, 16 Oct. 2011)


Training

  • She trains every day. (uverseonline.att.net, 16 Oct. 2011)


Hero

  • United States gymnast Carly Patterson. (uverseonline.att.net, 16 Oct. 2011) 

Source: london2012.com/athlete/maroney-mc-kayla-1134462/

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