Matt - don't be an idiot and post stuff like that just to get your post count up. Please offer some relevant information or insight. That was just dumb.
Dylan - A safe bet would be the substance. I've been riding that shape since it came out. LF nailed it with that shape I think. Anyone can just jump on it and ride it well. A lot of shapes have been born from that shape (watson, omega, PS3). For your level of riding it will last you at least a couple years.