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If you thought making a human pyramid was tough, wait until you see this.

Spain’s 25th Human Tower Competition kicked off in Tarragona on Sunday, which saw participants pile on top of each other en masse. But to the uninitiated, the idea of forming massive (and possible painful), human piles can seem like a bit of a head scratcher.

Well friends, scratch no more!

“Castells,” as these towers are called, date back to the 18th century. Teams compete to build the tallest and most complicated variations, which are only considered successful if all participants can be loaded and unloaded without them falling apart. The highest one ever recorded was a stunning 10-floor structure. They’re so impressive, that UNESCO declared castells as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Check out this year’s competition below: