All CRIME Surfboards are designed by CJ Nelson & Ryan Engle, and are built to be "soft-tops that work". They are all made like "real surfboards", and constructed from shaped eps foam blanks with stringers, glassed with 6oz epoxy cloth, then finished with a textured EVA...
This is what gets me. half the people on firewires can barely stand up, why buy the most expensive board on the rack?
Part of it is #7, part of it's marketing. Part of it is the shop pushing higher margin boards?
I see tons of FWs