At 30 years old, Riley Harper has already accrued almost a quarter century of experience as a stuntman. It was the family trade, and his dad got him his first job on set (falling down some stairs) when he was six. Since then, he’s spent the majority of his working life crashing cars, being set on fire and taking punches on behalf of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces. He talks to Bella Gladman about the serious work behind being a professional This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Four Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 51 Emily Gernild The Danish painter breathing new life into an old medium. Arts & Culture Food Issue 51 Imogen Kwok The artist takes food styling quite literally, creating accessories out of fruits and vegetables. Arts & Culture Design Issue 51 How to Make a Chair And do it on a tiny budget. Arts & Culture Issue 51 Odd Jobs The comedian with strong opinions about your home décor. Arts & Culture Issue 51 Tall Order The hidden depths of height. Arts & Culture Films Issue 51 Vicky Krieps An interview with the actor.