History and Facts Edit
Athens Archery came on the scene in 2009 and ever since they have grown in popularity. They have a very competitive line up of bows and accessories. They are currently sponsoring names like the Buck Commander, Reel Shot TV and Wild Game innovations.
Athens has many innovations and technologies that make them a viable bow maker and with many models and options there should be an Athens bow for anyone.
Eccentric System: The cam system on Athens bows are a dual cam system that comes in two different styles, the EV2S which boasts speeds up to 330 fps and the EV2X which reaches speeds of 337 fps. Both cam systems have very smooth draw and firm back wall. Both these systems have very adjustable draw lengths.
Limbs: Athens has both solid glass and laminated limb designs on their bows. They are reportedly very durable and strong limbs. Combined with the cam systems they add very impressive speeds to these bows.
Riser: Machined aluminum has become an industry standard and with Athens it isn't any different. These lightweight and durable risers have several cutouts along the length of the riser to reduce weight but keep strength.
Popularity and Customer FeedbackEdit
Athens has only been around for a short time but has grown in their few short years as a company. They sponsor several professional bow hunters and have acquired many loyal owners in that short time. With all the features of these bows, they seem to be here to stay.
Youth Bows: The Protege is Athens bow made for the young archer. They claim it's not just another kid's bow but the standard in kid's bows. With a wide range in draw weights from the very low to mid range this bow should be a great choice for the youth archer.
Women's Bows: Every bow in the Athens line up will suit the female archer. They all have very adjustable draw lengths and a wide range of draw weights. They are all available in pink and pink vista camo.
Hunting/3D bows: Athens has several bows that fit into this category such as the Accomplice, Ibex and Afflixtion. These bows have good speeds, quietness and accuracy that is sure to appeal to many bow hunters and 3D shooters.
All around Athens has a very solid line up and is up to snuff with industry standards. Having a bow for almost anyone, they will appeal to a wide variety of archers. With several different finish options their appeal is even greater. Overall Athens has quality bows and accessories that speak for themselves.