This is the newest top of the line shaft offering for 2015 geared towards defensive minded player.. both long and short pole. Lightweight.. yet designed to be strong and stout. This pole is what the big boys will be using on TV on Saturdays this spring for sure. We are already seeing these in the hands of the top HS and collegiate players in the country. What else would you expect from Nike? First the dominated the value spectrum and now they are coming after the high end in a big way.