Twist and Pulse open Ben 10
Drayton Manor Theme Park has today opened its newest ride at the park, which was unveiled at a special VIP event today (Thursday 21st April) by Twist and Pulse, the sensational street dance duo who were runners up on ITVâ€™s Britainâ€™s Got Talent 2010.
Twist and Pulse, whose real names are Ashley Glazebrook (20) and Glen Murphy (20), performed twice at the opening, including the routines seen on the hit TV programme that have wowed audiences across the UK. There were other celebrities present at the event, including Treyc Cohen from X-Factor.
Ben 10: Ultimate Mission rollercoaster is the first of its kind in Europe, launching riders forwards on their first tour of the 180m track, hitting speeds of 55kph and a g-force of 3, before returning travelling backwards along the same route.
Ben 10: Ultimate Mission is based on the Ben 10 TV series, produced by Cartoon Network. The exciting roller coaster, which is the first of its kind in Europe,
The ride will be part of a fantastic Cartoon Network Street that will feature an exclusively themed Cartoon Network shop, showcasing an exciting range of Cartoon Network games and toys and allowing riders to view video footage and images of their adventure on the roller coaster ride.
There will also be a Cartoon Network diner, thematically decorated both inside and out, that will serve a variety of sandwiches, salads and childrenâ€™s meals and will play a selection of Cartoon Network cartoons on flat screens around the diner.
Colin Bryan, managing director of Drayton Manor, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, said: â€śItâ€™s been a fantastic turnout today for the launch. We are so very proud of what we achieve at this theme park as a family. Our aim is to provide a fantastic, entertaining experience for all our visitors and we hope this latest addition will do just that.â€ť