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A different kind of gymnastics

Updated: April 18, 2014, 11:59 AM ET
By Blythe Lawrence | Special to espnW.com

At first glance, college gymnastics might look just like the Olympic version of the sport. The equipment is the same, as are many of the skills.

But watch an entire meet and you'll realize that while the two may be sisters, they're certainly not twins.

"It's like comparing apples to oranges," says Samantha Peszek, a redshirt junior at UCLA who will be competing in the NCAA championships, which begin Friday night in Birmingham, Ala. A 2008 Olympian, she's ...

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