When she’s now not serving to coach the gymnastics team at Arizona Notify University (ASU), Kristina Baskett is working as a talented stunt woman — most now not too lengthy ago playing “Sport of Thrones” valuable particular person Maisie Williams’ stunt double.
Baskett – a used University of Utah gymnast, national champion and 12-time All-American – performed many of the stunts for Williams, who plays the loved persona Arya Stark within the HBO hit series, within the present’s most newest episode titled “The Bells.”
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“When Kristina Baskett is now not too busy serving to out with our #GymDevilsshe also a Stunt Lady! In the support of the scenes on the living of Sport of Thrones!” reads a post on the Sun Devil Gymnastics’ Fb web page. Baskett would possibly perhaps additionally be considered standing within the blood-soaked streets of King’s Touchdown from Sunday’s episode.
But the gymnastics pro, whose more than 70 credits include “Divergent,” “Teen Wolf,” “Criminal Minds” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” per IMDB, has worked as Williams’ stunt double in outdated “Thrones” seasons, too. In reality, Baskett, 31, has even helped to prepare Williams to produce her have stunt work at times.
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“She’s one amongst our licensed kinds to work with as a consequence of she’s if truth be told fascinated with stunts and he or she enjoys it, so she’s inspiring to position the time and the anxiousness to if truth be told prepare and salvage beautiful and are seeking to produce as much as she can,” Baskett now not too lengthy ago suggested Elle. “She’s also very naturally proficient. She’s very coordinated, very athletic.”
“She’s so immense,” she continued, relating to Williams. “One of our predominant jobs is to support the actors scrutinize as beautiful as they’ll, and he or she makes it very easy for us to fabricate her scrutinize beautiful as a consequence of she’s very pure at it and enjoys it.”