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The camera, starting at the bottom of the hill, pans towards the top where the players are standing while also showing the layout of the field.
Each player picks a ball out of five which he/she thinks will reach the bottom first. If a ball gets stuck in a hole, that player has to shake the to escape. Along the way, there are also mushrooms and rotating blocks, which the players bounce off of.
Players run onto a podium in different spots, depending on their ranking. The player who finished last goes to a corner, disappointed. In the Step It Up version of this minigame, the podium only has one block.
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