Originally Posted by Repeddled
That's still a vague definition if you cross sports. In the same sport you could say one guy was more athletic than the other with some certainty but it would be difficult to translate that into other sports. For pure measurable like height, weight, speed, agility etc yes i would say NFL players are superior in comparison to rugby.
I don't think so. Sheer athleticism crosses over. Most of the most athletic guys (even some of the less athletic) are multi-sport athletes. I think that's one think about athleticism that can't be measured. It's that natural ability in your body that translates to pretty much any sport you tackle.