Lucas Christopoulos was born in 1973 in the city of Lausanne, Switzerland. He traveled alone to China at the age of 17 where he stayed for ten years, studying traditional martial arts and Taoist practices with various masters all around the country from 1991. He is a former student of the Beijing Sports University and became enrolled in a PhD program in arts and sciences at the Hiroshima University of Japan. Lucas has several academic publications on sports history and Hellenistic arts and sciences historical transmissions to China published in various academic journals–as in the Sino-Platonic papers of the East-Asian department of the University of Pennsylvania, the Classical World Review of Johns Hopkins University, and the Nikephoros Sports History Journal of Graz University.
Lucas is the co-author of The Mysterious Frog in the Mountain of Six Excellencies.