'Fierce Five' gymnasts show off skills
U.S. women's gymnastics team showing off their gold. London 2012 Olympics
August 16th, 2012
11:48 AM ET

'Fierce Five' gymnasts show off skills

The U.S. women’s gymnastics team captured America’s hearts with their gold-medal routines at the 2012 London Games. Gabby Douglas’ "flying squirrel" performance and McKayla Maroney’s near-miss on the vault have us interested in all aspects of their lives. Now they’re back in the U.S. making their news and talk show rounds. Check out these Gotta Watch moments.

Colbert gives ‘Fierce Five’ task

See what task has the girls doing flips on “The Colbert Report.” Who sticks the best landing?

McKayla Maroney is ‘not impressed’

McKayla Maroney has tumbled her way to the site tumbler for her signature scowl photo on the medal stand. Watch her react to photo shopped pictures of her next to Justin Bieber.

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  1. Kenney

    @ VIRGIN MALE/ phillip you are the best so now you wont be provoked into thinking that your the smartest on here PSYCH ! To the biggest CNN idiot blogger in existence have a GOOD DAY PHILLIP.

    August 16, 2012 at 5:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. tumblr

    tumblr. TUMBLR. It's spelled Tumblr.

    August 16, 2012 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Rich

    Pants – It's because the ability to run fast is insufferably boring.

    LMFAO! So true!

    August 16, 2012 at 6:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Frank

    Shes young so what. Maybe in the next olympics when she will be 20, she will act different. I dont know about you guys but my personality changed dramatically from 16 to 20. At 16 I was angry at my parents for anything they did while at 20 i see them as an example and asking for advice. Its life. She simply just acted her age. Then at 30 years old she will probably already be a mom. Then at 45, she will be dealing with her teenage kids' bullcrap. Then at 55 she will be a grandmother. Then at 65, she will be rooting her teenage grandaughter at the olympics and she will tell her to ALWAYS smile. But then her grandaughter wont listen, and the same thing will happen to her getting a silver that should have been a gold, she will give the same face. And the cycle continues.

    Only difference is that in my religious belief, the world will not last that long. JESUS IS COMING BACK MY FRIENDS!!! VERY SOON, so lets all walk on the right path so we can all have an eternal life in heaven with our Creator, The Most Powerful, ALMIGHTY GOD!!

    August 16, 2012 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Conrad

    When you can do better, then you can criticize.

    August 16, 2012 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Td

    Who cares she's hot.

    August 16, 2012 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. McKayla Maroney

    What unimpressive comments. :/

    August 16, 2012 at 10:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. NorCalMojo

    I think it's great that she's owning it. I don't understand why people are so hard on her, it's not like she was disappointed in anything except herself.

    I wish Gabby came out in a huge afro or crazy dreadlocks. That would be funny, too.

    August 16, 2012 at 11:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Meyou

    She made that face as a joke, if you google her name you will see it's become an internet "Meme" with people taking the pic of her face on the medal stand and photoshopping it in other situations, with the caption "Not Impressed". Shes 16, has worked harder for a goal than most of us in twice that time, and is having a little fun with it. Good for her!

    August 16, 2012 at 11:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Kenney

    @ phillip the troll its spelled KENNEY dumb crap! And further more you still dont have an answer for me do you? Thats the intelligence that you live by isnt it ? Your still an idiot no matter what your response is ! Can you not answer the question from yesterday ? What was n those cargo containers ? You see you live on irrational assumptions , the same as the government if you had your choice you would be king of CNN , but you are not , and never will be so stick your head back in where the sun does not shine and forget about smearing that lip stick ,,,,,nobody is going to kiss it anyways ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,except for your favorite priest hello there phillip , have you had dinner yet ? Your normal plate of worms and dirt ?

    August 17, 2012 at 2:03 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Kenney

    @phillip,,,,, you do not like simple put downs do you ? Its easy to understand you are frustrated at the assumed sight , or should i say un intelligent responses back at you you try all the time ti drag one into your little non lethal web but no one will touch it because it holds no strength it holds nothing at all just hot air and arrogance and a racist bigot thats you goodnight and ttyl dumb crap

    August 17, 2012 at 2:09 am | Report abuse | Reply
  12. DTD

    extremely hot. Will become extremely crazy later in life. If she isn't already.

    August 17, 2012 at 3:08 am | Report abuse | Reply
  13. Southern mom

    test

    August 18, 2012 at 12:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
  14. SugarKube

    Abortion stops two beating hearts.

    August 18, 2012 at 10:10 am | Report abuse | Reply
  15. SugarKube

    Imagine if Obama got up and said: "YOU DIDN'T EARN THAT, someone else did it for you". You have to much gold, give some to the losers. That is exactly what he is doing to business in America.

    August 18, 2012 at 10:13 am | Report abuse | Reply
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