When I was eleven years old, it was a very good year, and I can remember my daily routine vividly. These were the years before I owned a Sony Playstation, and I used to venture to my friends house - everyday after school - to watch him play through Final...
Moving up a boost level will smash some of the obstacles on-screen.
Always try and grab power-ups when you can, for they're pretty darn useful.
Upgrading your armour will make your runs last a lot longer, but it's not cheap.