A Timaru man has shown off his lightning fast reactions when he was captured on camera snatching a mobile phone out of the air while riding a roller coaster in Spain late last month.
Samuel Kempf told 1 NEWS he was at Port Aventura riding the Shambhala roller coaster when he saw the person a few rows ahead drop their iPhone X.
"Long story short I caught it. This roller coaster is moving at over 130kms and was once Europe’s tallest and fastest coaster," Mr Kempf told 1 NEWS.
He has the footage to prove it, too, as it was all captured via an on-ride camera.
Mr Kempf says he returned the phone to its owner once the ride was over.
"He was super surprised and happy at the same time. He gave me a big hug and said he was going to buy the on-ride video for me."
Mr Kempf was in Spain after representing New Zealand at the Fistballing World Championships in Switzerland.