Excelle Sports: What do you feel is your biggest strength right now? What do you feel that you need to improve on?
Maile O’Keefe: My biggest strength right now is beam only because I have a lot of difficulty and I’m pretty consistent on that event. Even though I improved a little bit on bars, I really feel my bars could use a little bit more work and a little bit more difficulty and consistency. …
Excelle Sports: Who is your gymnastics role model and why?
Maile O’Keefe: I really look up to Laurie Hernandez. She’s so happy and so bubbly. She does so well on the competition floor. I really have a role model in the gym too. One of my teammates, Olivia, she really helps me through the tough times and I help her. We just get each other.
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