Yep. Cosmetic is what I've heard as well. They look nice, but I really don't care about that so much. Make the thing bomber like the rest of the line. I'll post a full review on the ski comparing/contrasting to the Explosive & G4 once I get enough days on them to make it realistic.
I have however, been able to do some things on the Gotama that I've only dreamed about on other skis. And they land from drops ohhhhh sooooo smooooov!
Those storms were nice, then the faucet got turned off. Such is January in Utah. I'm not Walker, but thanks for asking.