When she’s not serving to coach the gymnastics workforce at Arizona State College (ASU), Kristina Baskett is working as an expert stunt lady — most just lately enjoying “Sport of Thrones” star Maisie Williams’ stunt double.
Baskett – a former College of Utah gymnast, nationwide champion and 12-time All-American – carried out lots of the stunts for Williams, who performs the beloved character Arya Stark within the HBO hit sequence, within the present’s most up-to-date episode titled “The Bells.”
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“When Kristina Baskett will not be too busy serving to out with our #GymDevilsshe additionally a Stunt Girl! Behind the scenes on the set of Sport of Thrones!” reads a put up on the Solar Satan Gymnastics’ Fb web page. Baskett will be seen standing within the blood-soaked streets of King’s Touchdown from Sunday’s episode.
However the gymnastics professional, whose greater than 70 credit embrace “Divergent,” “Teen Wolf,” “Prison Minds” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” per IMDB, has labored as Williams’ stunt double in earlier “Thrones” seasons, too. The truth is, Baskett, 31, has even helped to coach Williams to do her personal stunt work at instances.
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“She’s one in all our favourite varieties to work with as a result of she’s actually enthusiastic about stunts and she or he enjoys it, so she’s keen to place the time and the hassle to essentially prepare and get good and wish to do as a lot as she will be able to,” Baskett just lately advised Elle. “She’s additionally very naturally gifted. She’s very coordinated, very athletic.”
“She’s so nice,” she continued, referring to Williams. “Considered one of our foremost jobs is to assist the actors look nearly as good as they will, and she or he makes it very straightforward for us to make her look good as a result of she’s very pure at it and enjoys it.”