Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) - Ok Guys...whats A Clyde And Whats Athenas?!?!?
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06-01-08, 10:06 PM
lol ok i know im new, and i know this is a super noob question, but what exactly is a clysdesdale, and an athena, whats the story? sorry if this is posted somewhere...but i'm really curious!
06-01-08, 10:12 PM
Clyde: Over 6' and/or over 200 pounds
Athena: over 5'10" and or over 150 pounds.
06-01-08, 10:17 PM
were clyde and athena actual people?
06-01-08, 10:20 PM
Clyde= Clydesdale. It comes from the Triathlon world for a big, strong athlete. Athena is also a Triathlon term, for the Goddess Athena, who was often portrayed as a Statuesque, powerful woman.
06-01-08, 10:29 PM
06-01-08, 10:36 PM
:thumb: ok cool that made me chuckle (that horse is huge!)lol ok thats pefert, now i understand
06-01-08, 10:56 PM
Note that the only place I can find that defines this is on the thread title which just says "Over 200 lbs". Is there someplace Official on the forum that defines this?
06-01-08, 10:59 PM
The terms existed before BF existed, and are in common usage in the triathlon world, as well as a few other cycling disciplines.
Another term that has spawned is' "Uber" which are the 300+ lbs. folk.
06-02-08, 03:07 AM
What? You don't know the Budweiser Clydesdales????
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