But she couldn't keep to her own high standards when it came to the individual women's vault portion of the games on Sunday as she failed dismount properly which landed her in second place.
Though many would be thrilled with a silver medal, the 16-year-old did not keep her emotions to herself as she wore a disapproving frown throughout the awards ceremony.
Not impressed: A new Tumblr juxtaposes McKayla Maroney's disappointed scowl from the medal podium with iconic moments throughout history and popular culture, including this Situation Room scene when Osama bin Laden was killed
World records aren't a big deal: McKayla is not moved by Usain Bolt's Olympic moment
Where is the love! One Tumblr user posted McKayla disapprovingly glaring at Kate and Will's wedding kiss
A new Tumblr called' places the scowling teen wearing her silver medal next to some iconic moments in history, though none appear significant enough to break a smile onto McKayla's face.
The Sistine Chapel, Michaelangelo's masterpiece that is at the heart of the Vatican's immeasurable art collection? She's seen better.
The tense moment when President Obama, Vice President Biden, Secretary of state Clinton and other top security officials gathered to watch the final moments in the hunt for Osama bin Laden unfold? Not that big of a deal.
Curiosity: When the space shuttle landed on Mars, many were thrilled. Not McKayla
The Moon Landing: Been there, done that
The Sphinx and the pyramids: She could have built those.
The meme becomes particularly internalized when her looming figure is juxtaposed to other Olympic greats.
Fellow American Ryan Lochte's gold medal and patriotic grill don't impress McKayla, and neither does Usain Bolt's new world record. She could probably do better.
When it comes to McKayla herself, she appears to have a good sense of humor about the internet trend as she retweeted a link to the site on her personal feed.
The next step is to see if her nearly 330,000 followers are as impressed as she is.
Is that supposed to be cool? Even fellow American Olympian Ryan Lochte isn't spared McKayla's withering glare
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In on the joke: Playing on the comparisons of McKayla to 'Mean Girls', this post shows she doesn't even approve of the ultimate Queen Bees
Virtual smackdown: McKayla knows a thing or two about floating like a butterfly. And her eyes sting like bees