This years Hot Heels final day was not only the culmination of the season and the highlight of the South African race calendar but a IGSA world title was still up for grabs with 16 points separating the top 4 riders in the mens open Skateboarding division.

This ensured a very strong International contingency combined with a local field that was prepared to keep the Hot Heels trophy on African soil.  This was proper downhill racing.

Camera - Paul & Troy
On board - Ben & Anton
Edit - Ryan & Troy

a ©2012 Retroyspective production

Newton's Nation Videos from Start to Finish!

Video Promo

Our friends over at Hopkin Racing have put together all of the video footage from Newton's Nation.  The event was held April 27-29 in Bathurst, Australia and set new standards for coverage of downhill skateboarding events.

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Presented by Road Rider

On April 19, 2012, downhill skateboard racing returned to Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California after a 31 year absence.  The event was organized jointly by Road Rider and the IGSA and sent a shockwave through the mainstream skateboarding world.

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