Born in the Philippines, raised in Florida and based in New York, where many of his top-drawer skate films were shot, Read's always wanted to expand his horizons, but needed the right international company to do it with. The Sweetshop made it clear that Read's "street cool, edge, and mature polish' was right up their street.
So what made Read signed on the dotted line. "I care deeply about personality match and after speaking with The Sweetshop's team, I knew right away that I was at home," Read says. "I'm excited to get over there and put my spin on some fun projects with a great team of new friends." The chance to find new skate spots is an added bonus.