Athlete - Cheryl Murphy

Name Cheryl Murphy
Nickname murph
Twitter Name
Birthplace   Olympia, Washington
Current Hometown Jamaica, NY
Height/ Weight 5'5 140
Family (only child, brothers/sisters, ect)  
What age did you start karate? 6
What style of karate do you do? shotokan
What's your favorite food? anything sweet
What type of music do you listen to? r&b dance hall regge tone
What is your favorite music group or artist?  
Do you listen to music before you go it the ring? If so, what kind? yes anything with a good beat
Do you have any pets? What kind? dog
What is your pets name? kiko
Do you have any hidden talents? dancing, piano. drums, cooking, baking lol
How many hours a week do you workout in preparation for a major tournament?  
Is this your first World Championships?
What are your thoughts about the World Championships in Paris?
No this is my 3rd. I think this is going to be the best Worlds to date!!
Do you have a lucky charm? What is it?  
Who is your favorite superhero?  
Who is your hero in real life? Why? my mom, Eleanor Elizabeth Monroe Murphy and all single parents in the world!!! The sacrifice, determination, compasion, love, and so much more that they give to their children is REMARKABLE!!! I wouldnt be here today with out the foundation my mom instilled in me. "Don't let anything, or anyone keep you from what you want to do and accompish in life."
Hobbies dancing, copoeira
Favorite Quote Make your own history
Biggest Win. Why? Pan Ams 2012 undefeated in kilo open and team 2 gold and a silver...Priceless
What do you love about competition?  
Favorite way to relax? eat
Advice for the youth athletes in karate? dont strive to be anyone else, strive to be the best YOU can be
Where do you get your inspiration from?