Image: Castellers de Vilafranca start to form a human tower called "castell" during a biannual competition in Tarragona city

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Competitors Attempt to Construct Tallest Human Tower

Competitors attempted to construct the tallest human tower at the Concurs de Castells, or the human tower competition in Spain.

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Image: Castellers de Sants start to form a human tower called "castell" during a biannual competition in Tarragona city

Competitors start to form a human tower called "castell" during  the biennial competition in Tarragona city, Spain, on Oct. 2, 2016.

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Image: Human Towers Are Built In The Tarragona Castells Competition

A man climbs on top of his teammates as they begin building a human tower.

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The competition is the ultimate exhibition of teamwork as large groups of everyday people from the ages of five to 95 work together to build the human structure.

 

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Image: Castellers de Vilafranca start to form a human tower called "castell" during a biannual competition in Tarragona city

Members of Castellers de Vilafranca start to form a tower.

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Members of the Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls team perform.

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Image: Castells' contest in Tarraco

Capgrossos de Mataro team members fall during the competition.

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Image: Human Towers Are Built In The Tarragona Castells Competition

Band members look on as they play drums and gralles.

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Image: A Casteller de Vilafranca is attended to after falling down from a Castell during a biannual competition in Tarragona city

A competitor is attended to after falling during the competition.

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Image: Castellers de Vilafranca form a human tower called "castell" during a biannual competition in Tarragona city

An aerial view of the competitors.

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Image: Colla Vella Xiquets de Valls form a human tower called "castell", while supporters celebrate, during a biannual competition in Tarragona

Spectators cheer a team on as they perform.

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