Murat is an exercise and sports psychologist, and an academic in sports sciences. He is a former boxer and an active soccer referee, and served as Team Leader for Turkey in the Youth Olympic Games 2018 Buenos Aires.
Murat’s project is a skateboarding and BMX cycling programme for children aged 10-14. More than 200 children participated in 2020 - half in skateboarding, half in BMX. The project promotes healthy lifestyles and includes educational sessions covering areas such as the Olympic values and sports culture, avoiding harmful substances, obesity and respect for nature.