Born Hrisafie Hariklea Hadgis, Chris is Greek American and grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

After college, Chris wrote on-air promotions for The Learning Channel. She attended theater school, wrote and acted in sketch comedy shows in Los Angeles and New York City, and now works as a freelance writer, copywriter, and journalist for bike companies, health and wellness brands, and local news publications.

An avid cyclist, she’s written gear reviews and ride essays for PrettyDamnedFast. She’s also written for various publications including, The Los Angeles Times, MetroSports Magazine, The Quechee Times, DirtRag magazine, and Bicycling.

Chris creates content and collaborates with cycling apparel and nutrition brands, such as Pas Normal Studios, Velocio, and Skratch Labs. And she bike models for several top cycling companies including, Trek, Bontrager, Raleigh Bikes, and The Pros Closet.

Chris is passionate about storytelling as a means of connection to cross boundaries, break down borders, create awareness, and ultimately, positively impact people’s lives.

Let’s create together.