Foundation Welcome..... Dan Murphy

Let's get to the point, People want to know why you made the switch to Foundation?
The economy has been effecting businesses everywhere, and this was working against my dreams. I was ready for change, I received an opportunity, and I decided to take a new direction with a company I believe in..

Wasn't your first board a Foundation?

Yeah, it was a Josh Beagle.. My mom bought it for me at Slacker's in Portsmouth, NH.. who'd a thought i'd start over where I started.

You moved back to the East Coast last month, what’s up with the sudden change of coasts?
I had to get back to my roots, my school, my family, my friends, my skate spots,  and the support that launched my career in the first place..

You live in Raleigh, NC and it’s sort of a underground hot spot right now. What are some things people don’t know about Raleigh
We got spots for days… and they're not all blown out.  I got over 200 photos of spots in my iPod within a 20 mile radius.  Not to mention, they got hospitality here, so your less often dealing with an enemy approach.  Theirs a certain amount of respect here, even kick outs are more friendly.
You can walk to Campus from your house and I hear the school has you on their wall something about you becoming a pro skateboarder?
Yeah, most big colleges keep a tab on their alumni... they like to see their students succeed in different areas, especially athletically.  I appreciate NC State for recognizing skateboarding athletically and its campus for offering a good variety of skate spots for me to learn on.

How often do you use your college degree?
I don't really pay that much attention, but i'm sure I use a bit of the acquired knowledge unconsciously daily

How's your dog Indy doing?
Indy's flyin high.. he's goin' gray, but never tired.  He ran with me during a line I filmed yesterday like it was 1999. Chill out indy!
What’s your plans for 2010.
I did wrote some new year's resolution's

Do you care to share them with the rest of the world?

1) run 3 miles 3 day's a week
2) quit smoking ciggs 
3) skate all that.  (contests, streets, etc)
4) wake up (early)
5) finish cacka spot book
6) write a will
7) rich
8) ride foundation...

and i ain't even done yet...

Not bad..
When is your next video part dropping?
My next part is in a video were putting out called "YouGottaGetThat" outta Raleigh, NC feat. a hefty east coast crew.. specifically Gilbert Crockett, Connor Champion, Brett Abramsky, Bob Reynolds, Scotty Moore, Mike Peterson, Kyle Berard, BobbyWorrest, Tyler Tufty, and Ricky Covach.. all I gots to say is one word,  YouGottaGetThat!

Sounds tight, Welcome to the team Murph!
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Posted January 11th, 2010 by Sinclair
didn't see that one coming.
Posted By: ishnuts on January 11th, 2010 at 08:58AM PST
Good on ya man, rep what you love. Def a surprise power move but no matter who Murphy rides for he's always going to be one of the cleanest and smoothest power houses in skateboarding!
Posted By: NWRepresent on January 11th, 2010 at 09:40AM PST
Tighten up the pants a bit, keep jumpin off big shit and you'll fit right in. But yea I would have never seen that coming.
Posted By: lola on January 11th, 2010 at 09:46AM PST
Congrats Dan. Hey can we also get RAGDOLL on the F? Just say'n, he is lookin and he killed slaughterhouse for the tum yeto's
Posted By: Don on January 11th, 2010 at 09:49AM PST
but burglars
Posted By: 408lurks on January 11th, 2010 at 10:00AM PST
Posted By: 408lurks on January 11th, 2010 at 10:00AM PST
Ragdoll is a has been
Posted By: Ragsbeen on January 11th, 2010 at 11:18AM PST
my nigga
i conseder you a hmetown hero even tho you aint cacka born
wake county represent
so glad you mover to one of my favorite company's
myster was holding you back had you stuck in a loop
hope ya deck are big
cuz imma be picking one up for sure
Posted By: anthony b(wastellrip) on January 11th, 2010 at 11:23AM PST
what's name of trick in gif?
Posted By: don on January 11th, 2010 at 11:45AM PST
It's good to see skaters going back and supporting their roots. Props to Dan. Angel Ramirez is also good about this aspect as well. Makes skateboarding seem less out of reach and more family. Respect for sure.
Posted By: another comment maker on January 11th, 2010 at 12:06PM PST
Murphy RULES! Great dude with bomb azz trickzzzzz
Posted By: ballsmeller on January 11th, 2010 at 12:47PM PST
the pants are gonna get tighter
Posted By: is much better on January 11th, 2010 at 01:45PM PST
where indy
Posted By: chula on January 11th, 2010 at 02:59PM PST
So good for you Dan! Love Raleigh, love skateboarding, love the style, skate on.
Posted By: Fat Luke on January 11th, 2010 at 03:19PM PST
Damn... this video... hahahahaah insane....
Posted By: Renan Muccillo on January 11th, 2010 at 04:07PM PST
go to ashville murphy its only 3 hours away
Posted By: jklh on January 11th, 2010 at 04:48PM PST
damn, nike, kr3w, hahah
Posted By: ff on January 11th, 2010 at 05:22PM PST
damn,....Murphy and Foundation. who would of Thought? such a tight combo.
Posted By: so sick on January 11th, 2010 at 08:24PM PST
Always dug his footage. Great skating and always psyched seeing the old Raleigh spots. Really great skate scene there.
Posted By: jc on January 11th, 2010 at 09:00PM PST
ha... i hope mr. Murphy's "Deck" is big too....
Posted By: dat guiy on January 12th, 2010 at 05:36AM PST
why does he have to wear tighter pants? hahaha thats some mark talk
Posted By: haha on January 12th, 2010 at 06:53AM PST
if i\'m not mistaken that trick\'s a frontside nollie one foot. pretty bad ass. never seen that one before.
Posted By: kyle on January 12th, 2010 at 03:25PM PST
he doesnt have to wear tight jeans to fit in hahahaha.. pretty sick though i wouldve never thought of him riding for foundation.
Posted By: caca on January 12th, 2010 at 08:19PM PST
Posted By: MERCED PEREZ on January 12th, 2010 at 10:09PM PST
shits sicky nick s the man
Posted By: gabe nava on January 12th, 2010 at 10:43PM PST
normally i'd be cool but his very first answer was because of money. this move wasn't about convience or family it was because he wants to be rich. that's a bit disappointing. but if he's happy here he deserves it.
Posted By: lame on January 13th, 2010 at 11:26AM PST
Murphy rips!
Posted By: Shit on January 14th, 2010 at 07:49PM PST
Posted By: javi on January 16th, 2010 at 04:17PM PST
Dan's got the ender part in yougottagetthat it was soooo good.
Posted By: raleighreppin on January 16th, 2010 at 06:39PM PST
wat a miss "foundation", KREW & nike wtf!!!!!!!! r u serious whit no ofense but thats is a crazy combo and I dont get it,peace from el salvador(ES)
Posted By: skES on January 23rd, 2010 at 01:14PM PST
while in north carolina and beat up negative nick and fat bob


we'll consider taking you back.
Posted By: El Negro Box on January 24th, 2010 at 10:45PM PST
See you in outer space
Posted By: Cha-boi on February 9th, 2010 at 11:13PM PST
dan murphy is a sick inspiration 2 the team!corey duffel A\\\'NT GOT SHIT ON DAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DAN\\\'S STYLE&SKILL LEVEL IS FAR MORE (ANVANCED)THAN DUFFEL!!!!!!!!
Posted By: dick scary on February 14th, 2010 at 09:55AM PST
Man Dan has some sick skills And He's Almost better than Duffel Yo Dan Keep It Up! Its the begining of a sick career So dont waste it... Skate Well
Posted By: Pat on March 6th, 2010 at 08:42AM PST
Def the smoothest, Murphy inspires me to skate!
Posted By: Gus on March 15th, 2010 at 12:09PM PST
Hell yeah just don't let Tod make you kill yourself over some stupid shit! Keep skating how you do! If Tod knows whats best he wont make you dress all in tight black clothes and make you jump down 15+ stairs a day! Even if Dan did switch companies for money I don't know why some of you are tripping...We all gotta eat and mystery puts forth no effort right now!
Posted By: Dan'o on March 18th, 2010 at 05:05AM PST
he should've stayed on mystery. but tom asta is a good replacement.
Posted By: stephan sandoval on May 19th, 2010 at 11:26AM PST
Posted By: KEITH HORNBERGER on May 31st, 2010 at 02:20PM PST
\"Dude I still watch your 10 Tricks on Mystey hah, great style, make Foundation look even better just like you did to Mystery! Correy Duffel isnt no where near as good as you are, plus his pants are a little to tight....\"
Posted By: I died on September 27th, 2010 at 01:43AM PST
"Dude I still watch your 10 Tricks on Mystey hah, great style, make Foundation look even better just like you did to Mystery! Correy Duffel isnt no where near as good as you are, plus his pants are a little to tight...."
Posted By: I died on September 27th, 2010 at 01:43AM PST
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