Vic Murphy continually wows audiences everywhere with his skills as a professional BMX freestyle biker. Vic’s founding involvement in the action-sports culture and lifestyle has given him a unique platform to share God’s love with seekers and action-enthusiasts of all ages.
Vic Murphy has participated in action sports for most of his life, including racing motorcycles at age nine and marking the trail on snowmobile for the 1,000-mile Alaskan Iditarod dogsled race as a teenager. Upon moving to California during his senior year of high school, Vic fulfilled his dream and became a pro bicycle freestyle rider, winning contests and helping to revolutionize BMX into the sport featured today in the X-Games.
At 22, Vic committed his life to Christ after an attempt to prove to his friends that God didn’t exist. He quickly melded his love for action sports into a unique opportunity to reach youth for Christ. Vic travels throughout North America and the world, speaking to youth groups, schools and large events with Luis Palau Festivals and Horizon Festival of Life with Mike Macintosh. Vic also makes frequent appearances on Extreme Life TV and has appeared on Fuel TV, ESPN, NBC, Steel Roots and JCTV. He is a featured rider on the Luis Palau DVD Livin It with Stephen Baldwin, which has distributed over 100,000 copies. All the major BMX magazines have featured Vic at one time, as did the popular BMX video series, Road Fools.
Vic, an ordained pastor, serves as assistant to the pastor and San Diego Police Chaplain Rob Glickman at Horizon Christian Fellowship in downtown San Diego. Vic recently formed Action Sports Outreach, a nonprofit ministry of Christian extreme sports athletes committed to impacting the world with their skills and the message of Christ.
"[Vic's ministry] rocks, he rocks, he is the one of greatest evangelist in the world!" - Stephen Baldwin, Actor
"Vic did an amazing job challenging our students to live for God. We have people coming up to us months later talking about how the event impacted their lives. He brings in a new way of outreach, doing something that students are involved in and using that as a means to bring them a message. If you are looking for a way to connect to students who are into extreme sports then Vic is the person you need to talk to!" - Tony, Fork Christian Church
"Vic is always great to work with and is a godly man with a heart to see young people not only come to an initial experience of faith in Christ but to grow toward maturity. I highly recommend his ministry." - Executive Vice President, Palau Association
If you want someone to present the gospel on the level of a teenager yet have depth as well, Vic Murphy is the man. I've listened to many speakers over my 25 years in ministry, and I've never heard anyone teach the Gospel like Vic Murphy. What a great, humble guy. The addition of him bringing his BMX bike and doing some stunts/tricks for the group was awesome. This man is the real deal!!!
Brent Randolph- Madison Avenue Baptist Church