they are NOT the same. i heared they stiffened them up from last year or something. it was posted in the 07/08 ski picture thread if you want to look for the exact details. and by kaos im assuming you mean 07 spk because it was just called the spk last year.
Tanakaskier - "I'm suprised no one has said it yet. Skierman STRIKES AGAIN....for the 20,000th time."
railsldr1242 - "^correct me if im wrong but i believe its the 19999th time"
....and remember kids, ski safe, ski with poles.