Albert Álvarez, the ‘Survivor’ 7 times champion of Spain, presents ‘Metamorphosis’

Albert Alvarez He was a 7-time Spanish pole vault champion, but he became popular with his participation on television in the reality show ‘Survivors’, in which he became a finalist in the most watched edition. Iceman, a nickname they gave him when he competed because in addition to being cold and calculating in the tests, he also spent his recovery time in ice bathtubs, he presents ‘Metamorphosis’, the book in which the author reflects on the changes that have affected him do in your life and the awakening of consciousness and consciousness. And now, he announces that his next change is “trying to help people who need it. Thanks to the visibility that sport and television have given me, I see myself in a privileged position to be able to help. With the book I wanted to make a life guide that has worked for me and can help other people when they are in a process of change. We want to bring the book to television and give people a hand ”.

Albert Alvarez presents his book ‘Metamorphosis’

Albert He explains that “we are used to not wanting to change, but the changes are very good, sometimes they are very abrupt, but in the end you always learn from those moments of evolution, of metamorphosis. The main change that I talk about in my book is that of consciousness ”. The former athlete assures that “for me the hardest thing is to abandon the dream of being able to go to the Olympic Games and that sporting life. I realized that I was a junkie of society. If you don’t pass an exam, you fail, in sport, if you don’t win, you lose. I realized that my mind was too competitive and that I was all the time trying to achieve a success that was not mine, it belonged to society ”.

Athlete wants to bring his book to help others make it a TV show
Athlete wants to bring his book to help others make it a TV show

The influencer @albert_iceman He admits that on the island “my sports mind was defeated because I was competing with contestants and I couldn’t win. That hurt me, because my mind was sick, I just wanted to win and what I had to do was enjoy. In the most difficult moments I realized that I only cared about 5 or 6 people around me. my family and friends”. The athlete assures that “from my sporting stage almost everything has remained. First of all, all my friendships have remained, my day to day, my way of being, my values, my morals. There are also things that I don’t like that sport has left me with, like trying to be the best at everything. That is something that I drag. Sport has given me many joys, but it has also given me very bad things. I have undergone surgery 7 times for sports injuries. I was about to lose my life because my blood was infected in the operating room. I have had to deal with many things, but the result is still positive. “

Catalan Albert Alvarez poses on Montgat beach
Catalan Albert Alvarez poses on Montgat beach

On the project to translate the book into a TV show, Alvarez He explained that “it is divided into several parts: the issue of social networks will be very important. It is a double-edged sword. The benefits of technology are very important to abandon them but you have to leave them in that plane. You have to try to create a balance. Using it is fine, it can offer you benefits, yes, but excesses are bad. In the sporting area we are going to emphasize certain aspects that we believe are important and in a series of social issues that we have to give visibility ”. Among the people who will participate in the problems “are people who do not belong to any political party or organization but who have a lot of power in social networks. We would like to accommodate positive influencers, who take care of and respect nature, animals and people ”.