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...
Don't waste money on special animals in the first runthrough of a level. Use mice until you have its measure.
Always hit the brakes just before the rear carriage launches near the apex for a controlled descent.