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. "
Boris in a baby bouncer, Boris on the moon, Boris hanging off the Olympic rings: the mayor's zipwire trouble inspires internet pranksters.
Boris Johnson stuck halfway down on zipwire: London Tonight exclusive video
Boris Johnson was left embarrassed today when he got stuck halfway down a zipwire at an event in Victoria Park.