"The Messengers” is a personal project from Thomas Chadwick showcasing Chicago bike messengers. A unique sub-culture of people who are part endurance athlete and part daredevil as a professional calling. Both brave and resilient, Thomas captures their impressive and unique characters. Thomas Chadwick integrates stills and motion with people as the hero. With a primary focus on portraits and athleticism, Thomas believes in elevating everyone. His portraits draw out the inner workings within us by bringing honesty and sincerity to the forefront. His athletic work is rooted in the art of humanistic storytelling, overcoming hurdles, and being our best selves.