The 440 has been a staple cupsole in NB Numeric's line for quite a while now and for good reason. Now the 440 has been beefed up with a high-top offering for further support. The 440 Hi also offers features such as New Balances signature "C-Cap" heel wedge in the midsole for impact protection, "NDurance" rubber outsole technology that provides superior durability in high-wear areas and the reinforced toe helps absorb skate-specific wear-and-tear the 440 is sure to be your new favorite high top silhouette. This model comes in a clean black suede with a gum rubber sole. Will you look as good as Tom Knox skating in these?