K’Nex in the news

Published on: 2nd December 2013

Ahead of the official launch of the K’Nex UK office in January, the team has been enjoying media interest as a result of the creation of a fan from Nova Scotia.knexinthenews300

The 16-year-old created a giant rollercoaster using 25,000 pieces that dominated his bedroom featuring numerous lifts, drops, spins and loops which keep the balls moving around the track, and took seven minutes for the balls to complete a circuit. The story sparked the interest of a Daily Mail and mailonline reporter.

Nick Cottreau, from Nova Scotia, Canada, spent more than six months to create one giant rollercoaster model that fills his entire bedroom.

In total, Nick, 16, has more than 37,000 pieces of K’Nex and constantly spends his spare time planning out new and more extravagant designs.

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