Olympic Pursuit 2020

She lives for the rush. Strives to be best. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” – Muhammad Ali

Cheryl Murphy has become an enlightened member of the USA Karate team numerous times. With that she has utilized her skills to continue to grow, and  accomplish so much. Starting at 7 she climbed the ranks of other phenomenal athletes to stand out. That unwavering undying dream of becoming an Olympic athlete is all but consuming. To dream is to live always thriving through her dreams. Completely dedicated and committed to accomplishing her goals is what drives her to push that extra mile.

2020 is not only a historic time for Karate in the Olympics but also a historic moment for athletes alike. It’s the culmination of hours of training, and hard work  from athletes around the world. The opportunity to shine, and experience being an Olympic athlete is nothing but historic. The road will be long but its worth every sweat and tear.

There were many rough patches and bumps along the way as with all great stories. Losing her mother  as a young woman. She did not fall short of achieving all she set her mind to. She continues to display great perseverance among obstacles. Always looking deeper to find that determination needed to not only inspire others, but also continue to pursue the goals she set as a young girl at the dojo. The  USA Karate National team has been an integral part of her life. As an athlete being part of a team is both gratifying and rewarding.

Currently she works full-time at Huntington Learning Center 50+ hours a week. While still managing to squeeze in trainings before or after work, and during any free leisure time. Transforming lunch breaks into training sessions. Attain time is both valuable and crucial to preparing fo  such high level competitions. Cheryl eats, sleeps, dreams karate everyday. Along with mentoring, training, and guiding young athletes she is consumed by the sport in all regions. She has been committed to giving athletes what they need to better the sport as a whole.

She does not falter mentally and physically. Always maintaining physical shape and conditioning is an integral part of her life. She is passionate and skilled at what she does, inspiring all around her to pursue their dreams as relentlessly as she has. Without a goal life will simply pass you by. Time is of value, and this is the time for her to shine as an athlete who has become a valuable asset in the sport of karate.

Let’s give Murphy the opportunity to shine. To pursue a life long dream. Remembering your dreams you passionately pursued and how you felt achieving it. If one person deserves that same feeling is Cheryl Murphy. Her dedication to the sport of karate can be seen in so many ways. Tokyo Japan Olympics is the finish line. Along the way there will be many competitions and great athletes pursuing the road to the Olympics. With your help and support she can live the dream, and join the elite group we know as Olympic athletes.

With every ounce of support she is immensely great full. Thank you in advance for your undying love, support, prayers, and financial assistance. No amount is too small nor meaningless. With each  donation she moves  a step closer to becoming a part of a historical event in 2020. Hitting that Olympic stage and showing the world that she is a force to be reckoned with! With love and encouragement let’s help bring about this journey for an athlete who deserves a good fight. A fight of a lifetime.

17x Nationla Champion
Pan American Games
World Games Bronze
World Combat Games Silver and Bronze
2x WKF Womens Team Bronze
5x Pan American Champion
World ranking #23 2018

2018-19 Schedule of Events:
**Each trip $2500 approx.

September Berlin, Germany
September, Santiago, Chile
November Tokyo, Japan
December Shanghai, China
December  North American Cup Mexico (Pan American Games Qualification)

January, Paris
February, Dubai (UAE)
February, Salzburg Austria
March, US Open
April Rabat, Morocco
May Istanbul, Turkey
June Shanghai, China
June Montreal, Canada
September Tokyo, Japan
September Santiago, Chile
Oct Moscow, Russian
November Madrid, Spain
  • Richard Anderson 
    • $50 
    • 33 mos
  • Kevin Satterfield  
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
  • Maridonna Washington  
    • $10 
    • 36 mos
  • Katrina Smith 
    • $20 
    • 37 mos
  • Mac Charles 
    • $100 
    • 37 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Herb Wiles 
New York, NY
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