All the right moves

Comfortable clothes score points with gymnast

Tuesday,  March 18, 2008 3:08 AM
By Kristy Eckert


Put him on a playground, and DJ Bucher might blend in with the fifth-graders.

Put him on the monkey bars, though, and the 23-year-old Ohio State senior would make jaws drop.

Under the kid-sized clothing on his 5-foot, 94-pound frame is a ball of muscle that has propelled the gymnast to three Big Ten championships (two in the parallel bars and one on the pommel horse).

The co-captain of the men’s gymnastics team — who is studying textiles and clothing — took a break from the gym to talk style.

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