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 journalist and copywriter for bike companies and health and wellness brands.
An avid cyclist, she’s written gear reviews and ride essays for PrettyDamnedFast. She’s also written for a variety of publications including, The Los Angeles Times, MetroSports, The Chestnut Hill Local, DirtRag magazine, and Bicycling.
Chris is an ambassador for Velocio Apparel. She creates content and collaborates with brands like Velocio and Skratch Labs, and she bike-models for several top cycling companies, such as Trek, Bontrager, Raleigh Bikes, and 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.