First post here, but, I've been lurking for a while now. I demo'd the 2010 Gotama last weekend and enjoyed it very much. It took about 4 runs to really appreciate its versatility from soft powder to firm crud. I have never ridden older model Goats and am hoping for some first hand comparisons between the two. I'm an advanced intermediate, 6'-2", 200# and ski the 186 Watea 94 w/ Barons. I've got about 15 days on the Wateas and am finding them to be too soft for my style of skiing . . . either I'm getting too fat, or I'm skiing harder Anyway, I do not have the opportunity to demo older Goats, so am relying on research. I've seen several reviews on each ski, but, have not seen many direct comparisons between the two. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated.