Panagiotis Michael, of Cypriot descent, was born in Germany in 1967. He is an artistic and acrobatics gymnast. He graduated from the National Sports Academy of Athens, specializing in artistic gymnastics. He is a teacher at the I.A.F.A College, a Seminar Rapporteur for professional gymnasts, and a regular columnist for various athletic magazines. Since 1988, Panagiotis has worked with over 60 gymnasiums in Athens, Greece and has trained over 5,000 people. He is the founder of the non-profit organization for friends of cancer “BE STRONG”. “Mr. Be Strong, The Tourist of Life”, is his first book.