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Parachutist Ernesto Gainza, holder of 4 Guinness records, will speak in Marbella about fear management to fight against bullying

Gainza begins the cycle of monthly conferences on March 18 organized by The American College.

The skydiver, Ernesto Gainza, holder of four international records registered in the Guinness Book of Records, will offer a conference on fear management in Marbella on March 18 with the aim of fighting against bullying in an open call before an audience formed fundamentally by the student and business population.


Gainza will talk about fear management and how to overcome difficult moments based on his experience, especially when preparing for international records like the ones he holds. "Fear is what prevents us from achieving great achievements," he said, and that is part of the life philosophy of this internationally recognized Venezuelan citizen.


The objective of the presentation is to help attendees, especially the students of The American College in Spain (ACS) to overcome their fears, face bullying and difficult situations, as detailed by the organization in a press release. The event opens the cycle organized by The American College in Spain, based in the Marbella Alzambra Urbanization, in Puerto Banús. The cycle, held monthly, is included in the educational program received by ACS students, although it is also open to the general public, upon the request of an invitation.

"The American educational system usually offers lectures and presentations by businessmen, athletes, scientists or relevant personalities as a complement to its students´ academic training," explained Melissa Butler, director of ACS through a press release.


Guest speakers, such as Gainza, will also offer lectures in the afternoons to citizens and members of the business community of Marbella, free of charge. To access, you must request the corresponding invitation because places are limited.


The first of these conferences, scheduled for Monday, March 18, will be given by Gainza, who, among other world-renowned achievements, includes jumping and landing in Dubai with the smallest parachute in history. This is a feat that entails enormous risks due to the great speed that the athlete reaches during his fall and the forces, called G, that can be generated, putting his life in serious danger.


For April 24, The American College in Spain will offer its second conference, which will be given by Fernando Valladares, a scientist from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC). In his case, Valladares will talk about sustainability and climate change coinciding with the launch of his new book.


Admission to these monthly events is free, although limited to a capacity of 50 attendees and processed through the center's website:


About The American College in Spain


The American College in Spain (ACS) was founded in 2013 in the city of Marbella (Málaga), as the first High School (ESO and Baccalaureate) and American University of Andalusia, offering a fully approved American curriculum.


Students can study in Spain for the 4 years of High School (Grades 9 to 12), obtaining a High School diploma equivalent to ESO and Baccalaureate and then begin their first 2 years of university, completing the general education courses required by all American universities. Upon the completion of these 2 years, students receive the Associate of Arts Degree from Broward College, which is recognized and accepted throughout the world.


Once they obtain their Associate of Arts Degree, students can choose to transfer to an American university (in the US or any other university in Europe or anywhere in the world offered by the North American university system) where they can complete their degree and receive their diploma: BA (Bachelor of Arts), BBA (Bachelor of Business and Administration) or BSc (Bachelor of Science).


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