Looking for clarity,
I was walking thru a local ski shop this afternoon and the sales guy walks over and starts talking as I look - I picked up a ski that is a non integrated type and the sales guy goes on that off piste skis are typically non-integrated system (the ski I was holding at the time was the Salomon Enduro) - where if you want front side performance - integrated is the way to go. He started talking about flex patterns and the like. Now I wasn't sure if he was just blowing smoke or what - but as I looked across the wall - most (I say most, not all) of the skis that I would associate with a front side ski - had integrated systems and skis that I would say be a park or more of a off piste ski (Armada, Line, Salomon Enduro, Lord etc) were flat or non-integrated.
The question that I have - is this the case? Considering that my new skis (Sultan 85's) come with the Flex integrated or as a 'Flat'
allowing me to mount a binding of my choice. Is this marketing or is there some other reason?
Just thought I would ask