Jennifer Garner Is a Rollerskating Superstar in Her Latest IG Post

You probably know Jennifer Garner as a certified rom-com legend, from movies like 13 Going on 30 and Valentine's Day. But, what you might not be aware of is that the 49-year-old actress is also quite the talented skater.

The Juno star just shared a flashback video, where she is seen performing the "shoot the duck" trick on a pair of roller skates. Garner captioned the post with a series of emojis that spelled out the phrase "shoot the duck."

In the clip, Garner travels around the rink in a purple and white dress, holding one leg out and balancing on the other. As she looks at the camera in excitement, she then stands up and raises her arms like a gymnast who has just stuck the landing. Even better, while she performs the trick, Pat Benatar's ’80s hit, “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” plays in the background.

Garner first showed off the impressive trick back in January of 2020, when she shared a pic from the same moment on her Instagram account, saying, “Old lady knees and Xanadu dreams. #carefultherebessie #getafteritgirls #mondayitup.” She pulled out the move during a birthday party for her daughter, Seraphina.

Fellow celebs were quite impressed by Garner's moves, like Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts, who said: “Um EXCUSE ME!!!!!” Juliette Lewis recognized the awesome music in the background, commenting: “ANNND YOU GOT A GREAT SONG!” Meanwhile, American ballet dancer Skylar Brandt said, “Omg my shins would be on fire lol.” Kelly Ripa was also impressed, writing: “That’s an impressive shoot the duck! Wow.”

We realize that Jennifer Garner has a lot of talent, but who knew she could skate circles around us too?

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Joel Calfee

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Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...
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