Correct me if I'm wrong but OP isn't talking about outerwear style, but instead the transition from fat rockered skis (ie aforementioned spatula) to newer, narrow rockered [park] skis.
Yay? Nay? Regardless, shitty OP, 2/10 would not click again.
OP: "If you suddenly skied off a huge fuckin cliff and you only had time to throw one last trick before you died, what would it be?"
Malcolm: "id probably just flail my self to death"
"If the overall quality of your film depends on what you shot it on, you aren't ready to make a film." - Barry Green