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London mayor gets stuck on zip wire

Updated: August 2, 2012, 12:43 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Some are calling it the best moment at the Olympics so far: London mayor Boris Johnson stuck on a zip wire.

Crowds who gathered at a London park to watch the games on live screens and enjoy a fun fair were delighted Wednesday when the mayor provided a comic sideshow.

Johnson was trying out a zip line that was 45 meters (148 feet) high and 320 meters (1,050 feet) long at east London's Victoria Park. It was an unlucky first time: The portly mayor lost momentum about three-quarters ...

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