The Australian Skateboard Racing Association and Newton's Playground event organizers are happy to announce a prize purse of $10,200 for this years event. We have moved heaven and earth to lift this years prize money to reflect the growth in participation and professionalism of our sport in Australia and around the world. We think this is reflected in the level of riding we are now seeing and hope this creates a…Click here for the full story
Putting on a big event like newton's Playground is only possible with the help of our sponsors. Most of these businesses have been part of building the downhill and racing scene in Australia from the start and now continue to contribute cash and time to make the big events possible. We also have some new partners that see the same potential that we do in building a series of big downhill events in Australia and have…Click here for the full story
One of the youngest riders at Newton's '09 will be Gabe Gwynne from Sydney. Although still young enough to be at school, Gabe is carving out a reputation in the Sydney downhill scene as one to watch at Newton's.
Gabe has a few big advantages over other riders his age; he's fast, fearless, and he's been mentored by a hard-riding group of…