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Boris Johnson's zipwire mishap is even making the news in the USA.
Duncan Golestani from NBC News wrote:
"There was plenty of laughter as the mayor was rescued from the zip line on Wednesday, cheerfully waving union flags as he was pulled along. It’s an indicator of how powerful Brand Boris has become, that this seemed neither strange, nor likely to detract from his growing popularity. "
Mayor of London Boris Johnson got stuck halfway down a zipwire, clad in a hard hat and clutching two union flags. Mr Johnson tried out the 148ft (45m) high, 1,050ft (320m) long line as he visited Victoria Park in the capital for an Olympic event.
Ria Chatterjee witnessed the day the Olympics left Boris dangling.
After being filmed today by ITV London getting stuck on a zipwire, Boris Johnson spoke to radio station LBC 97.3. He said:
Boris Johnson talks about being stuck halfway down a zipwire.