Thursday, 11 August 2016

A Visual History Of The Human Pyramid

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While their standard triangular layouts are usually associated with cheerleading stunts and circus acrobats, human pyramids take some extraordinary forms around the world. Take the Catalan region of Spain, where groups have competed to create 'castells' for festivals.

There are a variety of human pyramids from history - featuring acrobats and gymnasts, involving everything from horses to motorbikes. A short visual history of this feat of balance, strength and showmanship.

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