Nicholas Patenaude on the podium

Nicholas Patenaude

be areté.

“Areté is the ancient Greek term for the act of excellence. In this sense of the word, it is not simply excellence by attainment of success over others, but the notion of the fulfillment of purpose or function: the act of living up to one’s full potential.

I strive for excellence at every level; triathlon is merely a means of expressing that quest for excellence and the struggle for improvement.”

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