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ASRA Membership

We have updated the ASRA membership form. 

You can now pay and subscribe with a credit card, you do not need Paypal.

We are just testing and adding new features this week. 

New membership form is here

We can not embed the form, it is a link that goes to Jotform.

Added by Hop on January 31, 2022 at 15:31 — No Comments

Newtons 2018 tee shirts

Anyone interested in 2018 tees. We have a few left.

To buy a tee click here

Added by Hop on February 27, 2019 at 12:30 — No Comments


ASRA will do its annual AGM on 2nd September 2018 at 3pm. It will be a live Google Hangout. You can watch online or later. More details soon.

AGM has been put off until 9th September. I forgot it was Father's Day on the 2nd, and due to lack of nominations, we can't really have an AGM. I'll write more soon.

Added by Hop on August 24, 2018 at 20:00 — No Comments

ASRA Board Nominations

This is an old announcement

Updated 9:08pm 7th September

Nominations have closed

The ASRA AGM is here, and we are looking for Board nominations. 

We announced the AGM for Sunday 26th August at 3pm however, the nomination forms did not make it online. We are…

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Added by Hop on August 24, 2018 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

Help us donate our haybales to farmers in drought

This year at Newtons, we are donating all our haybales to the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners

We have started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to help offset the cost.

A haybale costs us $10 to buy, we have 650 of them at Newtons. If you can spare $10, sponsor a hayebale, it is an amazing charity. Hay is collected around NSW and trucked to farmers in need.…

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Added by Hop on February 6, 2017 at 18:20 — No Comments

Newtons Freeride 2017

ASRA is opening up the Friday practice day for skaters who want to freeride but not race. This also includes Gravity Bikes, Inline Skaters, Roller Skaters and any type of Luge. Excluded activities are drift bikes, billy carts and skullboarding.

Price is $100 for a full day of skating includes a competitor tee shirt.

Compulsory safety gear is…

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Added by Hop on February 4, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

Volunteer for Newton's 2017

Volunteers are the best people

Without ASRA volunteers, events do not happen. ASRA is run by volunteers, we have no fultime paid jobs at ASRA, we do what we do becasue we love it and we want to see the sport grow.

What we will achieve on Mt Panorama will be pure magic. You will be part of a team that can say WE DID IT!

No matter who who are, there is something you can do. Friends, family, mums, dads, locals, skaters, or just want to be part of a…

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Added by Hop on February 3, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

Cre8tive Sk8 finishline

Cre8ive Sk8 has become a marque sponsor of the IDF World Cup race on Mt Keira

The finishline will be flagged, bagged, tagged and bannered by Cre8tive Sk8.

Cre8tive Sk8 is owned and operated by Australian legend Adrian "Ado" Alderson. He is the original and till the best. You can not call yourself an Australian luger or longboarder if you have not called the guru from Townsville on the phone, and bought some gnar gear. More racing bling lives in Townsville than…

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Added by Hop on February 5, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Basement Skate is the first Mt Keira sponsor!

Basement Skate have stepped up and become the first big sponsor for the Mt Keira IDF World Cup.

The crash corner we all know and love will be the Basement Skate corner this year. This corner is the last big corner before the straight to the finish line. Racers legs will be burning, they know their last chance to make a pass is the Basement Skate corner, it is risky, most try it, and as their wheels break, they…

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Added by Hop on January 28, 2016 at 17:49 — No Comments

Volunteer for BoarderX Mix Up

ASRA needs you!

We are a volunteer organisation, the only way we can put on rad events is with your help. Riders, skaters, parents, brothers, sisters, friends, partners, martians, teachers, spectators, and freaks (we don't…

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Added by Hop on September 20, 2015 at 9:30 — 4 Comments

As long as we beat New Zealand

Brennan Bast leading the Wild Wild West 2015 final  Photo credit: Bob Lee

There is fierce racing rivalry in Australia, tribe vs tribe, crew vs crew, state vs state. However, there is one thing we can all agree on, we don’t care who wins…as long as we beat New Zealand.

New Zealand sent over some real contenders to the Wild Wild West race in July.…

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Added by Hop on July 26, 2015 at 20:43 — No Comments

Mitch Thompson wins Junior Wild Wild West 2015

Mitch Thompson fought a close battle with Tyron Knight to win the Juniors race.

First day of Wild Wild West (WWW) was all about the juniors. There were 18 racers in the junior category, and they pushed their limits on a fast track.

Jackson Shapiera, race organiser, stepped up the race to a sanctioned event in 2015 and started the course…

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Added by Hop on July 5, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

First day of ASRA's new board

Last night, if you saw it live or watched the Youtube video, ASRA had their annual AGM and has a new board.

The new ASRA board is:

President: James Hopkin (myself):

Vice-President: Tony Streets

Secretary: Bruce de Graaf

Treasurer: Haggy Strom

Three Committee Members

Jackson Shapiera

Michael English

Pete Smith

I am not going to introduce them, we will do some news articles in the future about the new…

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Added by Hop on May 4, 2015 at 21:24 — 7 Comments

Padova race report

We have put up a race report about Padova in Teolo , Italy.

There are also photos of the aussies in the "March of Nations" opening… Click here for the full story

Added by Hop on August 3, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

Conehead Cup 2009 Sidonia slalom race videos

All the slalom race videos are now up on the Hopkin Racing blog

Hopkin Racing Youtube channel

Subscribe to the Hopkin Racing Youtube channel

Added by Hop on April 15, 2009 at 11:10 — No Comments


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