Maybe ventilation...I don't know how different the Shaun Whites are.
The only ones I can think of that would actually be worth that much are spherical goggles, which apparently give you a better perception...I spent $40 on the Spy Zeds, and they're a little small but will work until the Spy Apollos next year =]
That, and its the saleperson's job to do that.
Bindings: Burton Missions 07
Boots: Burton Freestyle 07