When she does not help the University of Arizona (ASU) gymnastics team, Kristina Baskett works as a professional stuntwoman. She recently played the stunt of "Game of Thrones", the star of Maisie Williams.
Baskett – former Utah University gymnast, national champion and 12-time All-American – has performed several of Williams' stunts, which portrays the beloved character Arya Stark in the hit HBO series, in the latest episode of the show titled "The Bells. "
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"When Kristina Baskett is not too busy helping our #GymDevilsshe, she's also a stunt girl! Behind the scenes on the Game of Thrones board! Read an article on the Sun Devil Gymnastics Facebook page. You can see Baskett standing in the bloody streets of King's Landing since Sunday's episode.
But the gymnastics professional, whose more than 70 credits include "Divergent," "Teen Wolf," "Criminal Minds," and "NCIS: Los Angeles," according to IMDB, has also worked as an acrobatic dubber in previous seasons of "Thrones." ". . In fact, Baskett, 31, even helped coach Williams to do his own stunts at times.
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"She's one of our favorite guys to work with because she's very excited about stunts and she loves it, so she's willing to put in the time and effort to really train and become good and want to do it." maximum, "Baskett recently told Elle. "She also has a very natural talent, she is very coordinated, very sporty."
"She's so great," she continued, referring to Williams. "One of our main tasks is to help the actors be as beautiful as possible, and it allows us to easily give it a beautiful appearance because it is very natural and benefits."