Definitely softer then the original grasshoppers. I had the originals and I liked how stiff they were. These one's I think have the perfect stiffness, and also not being all hemp in the more ware spots I hope it will make them last longer.
Comfortable and durable. 55% hemp 45 organic cotton. It has the sea shepherds emblem embroidered small on front and large on back, and something else embroidered on the sleeve. I like that the draw strings are not circular also. Great sweatshirt.