We couldn’t believe this one was for real either, but the late Heath Ledger has been skating since he was a kid.
Growing up in Australia, you are pretty much conditioned to surf and skate from a young age. It was only when Heath got a part in the 2003 skate movie, Lords of Dogtown, that the world got to see his skills on a board.
“He could definitely carve it better than any of the actors [in Lords of Dogtown] could.”
Skate photographer Griffin Collins told ESPN he’d witnessed Heath’s talents for himself. “It didn’t matter if his costume was flip-flops, he’d just be in wardrobe shredding the pool. He could definitely carve it better than any of the actors [in Lords of Dogtown] could. Any time we were out skating he’d grab a board and jam with us…”
And he wasn’t wrong. It’s enough to even make this arguably fake behind the scenes shot of The Dark Knight look remotely legit…