Ron, surfaced in 1970, is a father of a son and he is a surfdude.
He is educated in graphic design and worked in the Dutch Airforce for 20 years. Now he has his own business and he’s doin’ things he really loves to do.

Besides riding a surfboards, he helps other people with his skills as a designer but also develops new ideas. Those vary from giving workshops, giving advice on how and which apps to use, to working with other people to connect the online world to the offline life.

Surfing and living Aloha is how he lives his life. Allowing himself to play in the water made him a more balanced person then most people around him. His slogan: even a bad day on the beach is better than a good day at the office ?

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