American Industrial Designer, Photographer, and World Champion Skydiver.


Based in Brussels, Belgium, providing design & photography services as well as freelance skydiving & wind tunnel coaching.


Industrial designer with a diverse portfolio of projects in fashion, consumer goods, & sports equipment.

Current role: Founder and Designer @ The Sole Workshop

Handmade leather flip flops and Sandals by The Sole Workshop
High quality leather sandals handmade by The Sole Workshop

Other brands worked with:

Sky Systems USA, Inc

Lasko Products



Portfolio of aerial & ground photography spanning the last decade of both commercial and personal projects.


World champion skydiver and professional skydiving & indoor skydiving coach with a decade and a half of experience.


2012 World Champions, Arizona Airspeed

From left: Mark Kirkby, Joshua Hall, Niklas Hemlin, Bill Schmitz, Thomas Hughes, & Nick Grillet

Bill currently offers coaching to beginner and experienced skydivers by appointment at Airspace Indoor Skydiving in Brussels, Belgium. 

To book or to find out more info, click here.


Bill Schmitz @ Airspace Indoor Skydiving. photo: Dave Rhea


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