Tourists and locals soaking up the summer sun in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza Friday afternoon may have spotted former Mayor Willie Brown — 80 feet in the air.

Brown joined the city’s Recreation and Park Department day-campers as they kicked off the Fourth of July holiday weekend by soaring through the air on a zipline.

“I’ll try anything once,” Brown said in a statement. “But I cannot get enough of this zipline. I’d do it all day if they let me.”

The zipline, which costs $29 to ride, will run through the summer as a joint partnership between the Recreation and Park Department and Ziptrek Ecotours.

“The zipline is perfect for virtually all ages,” said David Udow, co-owner of Ziptrek Ecotours in a statement.

“Families and adventure seekers alike will be able to experience the thrill of ziplining in an urban environment.”

Photos from last year’s zip line: Andrew Dalton

Erika Heidecker, Bay City News

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  • DT

    $29 is a bit steep. There ought to be a discount for locals.

    Does this Zipline simply cross Justin Herman Plaza?

  • DT

    $29 is a bit steep. There ought to be a discount for locals.

    Does this Zipline simply cross Justin Herman Plaza?