If you jump high enough passing through clouds will bring you bonuses as well.
Need more points?! You can get extra points for grinding along the top of the distance marker signs.
Keep in mind that the animals you land on are basically extra lives.
Also if you find a snowmobile take it and carry passengers to make the ride last longer.
Each of the hillside animals have different attributes to make a speedier escape:
Penguins glide further
Yetis are tougher
Eagles soar to great heights
Each of them can provide useful advantage for Sven.