Ronald Langeveld

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Address is Approximate

Address is Approximate

I first discovered this video when I was 18 years old, early 2012. I had just gotten my first DSLR, at the time and spent a lot of time on V... Read more


Reliving the moment

Reliving the moment

Growing up my dad would always film holidays, Christmas, birthdays and when visiting family and friends on his Sony Video 8 Handycam. We... Read more


What Sixty40 could be like if it relaunched 20 years later.

What Sixty40 could be like if it relaunched 20 years later.

As a passionate software developer, I often find myself going into a nostalgia trip trying to think what it would be like to rebuild and rel... Read more


Sixty40 nostalgia

Sixty40 nostalgia

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I got covid

I got covid

In May I got covid. I managed to avoid it for the greater part of the pandemic. Now I'm a statistic. Symptoms was pretty rough to be h... Read more


Writing more

Writing more

I've always enjoyed writing. But never really gave it the attention that my interest deserves nor have I found a focus and as a result t... Read more


The Future of Bodyboarding

The Future of Bodyboarding

TLDR - Why is bodyboarding still not thriving? Over the years, we’ve seen multiple bodyboarding body’s, amongst them are Global Organizatio... Read more


The most ironic sport

The most ironic sport

It’s been about 4 months since I started playing golf modestly-serious again. While I played a lot as a kid and during my pre-teen years, i... Read more


How to create smart playlists for Apple Music on your iPhone

How to create smart playlists for Apple Music on your iPhone

I’ve been using Apple Music since it’s initial launch in 2015. It launched in South Africa long before Spotify and being a Mac + iPhone owne... Read more


Mind Travel

Mind Travel

It’s been about a year and a half since the Covid-19 pandemic started. I came back home to South Africa at the end of 2019, to spend Christm... Read more


I built an internet performance analytics tool isplogger.com

I built an internet performance analytics tool isplogger.com

If you’re family, friend or follower (like on Twitter), you most certainly know by now they struggles I’ve had with my internet connection i... Read more


Using Sass with Django

Using Sass with Django

Quickstart - Check out the Repo on Github After nearly 2 years of almost exclusively building frontends with ReactJS, I decided to give ful... Read more


Rain Speedtest

Rain Speedtest

If you’ve been following me over the last few months, you would most certainly know how many internet related issues I’ve been having since... Read more


I moved my blog to Ghost

I moved my blog to Ghost

I've been using Ghost in one form or another since around 2017. My first real experience using Ghost happened when I took the gamble to... Read more


How to integrate Paddle to your React JS application

How to integrate Paddle to your React JS application

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Difference between Designers and Developers

Difference between Designers and Developers

I’ve come across this quite a few times, where people would confuse the difference between designers and developers. These are the main dif... Read more


Arriving in Chiang Mai

Arriving in Chiang Mai

The morning of my flight to Chiang Mai, I checked in online and had that sorted. Good thing I did that as I noticed my flight is from Don Mu... Read more


First few days in Bangkok

First few days in Bangkok

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Remember who you are

Remember who you are

Whenever I feel some self-doubt vibes creeping up I watch this video and somehow I feel better again. :)... Read more


Coding for beginners

Coding for beginners

How do I build something? I’m not a programmer. If you wanna learn to make apps, build websites, etc and don’t have a budget to hire a deve... Read more


J-Bay is always magical

J-Bay is always magical

I've been coming to Jeffreys Bay for many years, ever since I can remember. Little did I know back then that it's home to one of th... Read more


I made a Telegram bot that tells me local surf conditions.

I made a Telegram bot that tells me local surf conditions.

After I made Downtime bot, I decided to go a bit further and make it related to something I’m truly passionate about. Surfing. It started o... Read more


Getting Downtime Bot featured on Product Hunt.

Getting Downtime Bot featured on Product Hunt.

Launching products is what I love doing….. well, creating products and seeing it come to life and then sharing it with the world.. It think... Read more


One night at the Han-River

One night at the Han-River

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Peace Camp 2016 - Highlights

Peace Camp 2016 - Highlights

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On my way to Peace Camp

On my way to Peace Camp

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Hiking to Daecheongbong at Seoraksan National Park

Hiking to Daecheongbong at Seoraksan National Park

Over a weekend in early November 2015 my friends, Ricardo, Stefan, Fabi, Carlos and I jumped on a bus to Sokcho and hiked up one of the bigg... Read more


Our trip to Timbavati

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2013 in photos

2013 in photos

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The First Semester

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Jumping off Bloukrans Bridge

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Arriving in Seoul for the first time - first few days part 2

Arriving in Seoul for the first time - first few days part 2

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Arriving in Seoul for the first time

Arriving in Seoul for the first time

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Fun surf - 06 October 2011

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Me and my GoPro

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Reasons why we Bodyboard

1) We can get barreled on anything 2) Bodyboards fit in the boot of a car 3) Bodyboarding and Mountain biking use the same muscle groups... Read more


Exploration Pays off!

It was a very undecided morning as far as swell around the area was concerned. It was full high tide, not much swell, but at least the offsh... Read more


What a good weekend!

No epic swell or heavy winds, but the long swell periods on light offshore breezes in the morning made sure we are in for some fun waves. W... Read more


Just a few pictures

We have had some swell over the last 24 hours, but nothing to get extremely excited about. Waves was about 4-6ft overhead. A few pictures o... Read more


My weekend, so far...

So, waves have been pumping today here on the South Coast of KZN! Epic 6ft barrels, offshore and clean perfect swell!...... I wish! Was actu... Read more


Pictures of this morning

Waves unfortunately weren't firing! But there were a few ones to relief the crave for waves........ Read more


What a week!!

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Wave Breaking on Aliwal Shoal

A solid left, breaking on Aliwal Shoal... Caused by a big EAST Cyclone swell and a Spring low tide.... Read more


Surf Story 2010

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What a week!

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Welcome

Actually decided to start a personal blog.... Well since I saw most bodyboarders have one, so I thought 'why not' ! Enjoy... Read more


18 January 2011–South Coast KZN

18 January 2011. 4-6ft SW Swell. Low Tide. Light Offshore breeze... Read more