Q&A with Austin Horse

By Mary Swanson, guest columnist Austin Horse is the third of the Red Bull athletes present at Lockn’ this year that I had the pleasure of meeting. Between being a bike messenger in New York City, taking home medals in Cycle Messenger World Championships, and running a nonprofit, you have to wonder how he does […]

Up Close with Nico Deportago-Cabrera

By Mary Swanson, guest columnist After interviewing Addison Zawada at Lockn, Ink had the chance to sit down with Nico Deportago-Cabrera, another Red Bull cyclist who specializes in courier racing. Nico, in addition to participating in courier championships and cyclocross, is the vocalist and guitarist in a garage punk/power pop band called Young Distractions [http://youngdistractions.bandcamp.com/] […]

Addison Zawada v. INK Magazine

By Mary Swanson, guest columnist Image Credit: Robert Snow Earlier this last month Ink had the opportunity to cover Lockn’ Festival in its second year. If you’ve ever attended a festival you’ notice that other activities are offered in addition to the music, disc golf being the most common. This year, Lockn’ switched it up […]

LOCKN’ Festival 2014

Article and Photography by Mary Swanson, guest columnist On the morning of September 5th 2014, Lockn’ Festival kicked off its second year on the grounds of Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia. While most new music festivals take years to build a reputation, Lockn’ had absolutely no trouble making its presence known to the world. […]