Topic: surfing

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Pictures of the Week: October 25 – November 1

From the demolition of Sandy Hook Elementary School and surfing a 100-foot wave in Portugal to a sun-starved Norwegian village lit up by giant mirrors and Michelle Obama’s new partnership with Elmo, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Riding the Surf with Lucia Griggi

LightBox presents Lucia Griggi’s elusive, magical surf photography — images made while swimming in the strong currents, razor-sharp reefs and crashing waves of Hawaii and Fiji.

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Pictures of the Week: January 25 – February 1

From a deadly nightclub fire in Brazil and French soldiers in Timbuktu, to Superbowl preparations in New Orleans and koala bears in China, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Surf’s Way Up: Garrett McNamara Claims to Ride Record Wave in Portugal

On Monday, Garrett McNamara surfed what’s thought to be a 100-foot wave, the largest swell ever ridden by a surfer. TIME spoke with McNamara about his incredible feat.

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Pictures of the Week: September 21 – 28

From the NFL touchdown controversy in the U.S. and Israelis observing Yom Kippur to China’s first aircraft carrier and surfing with dolphins in Australia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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LeRoy Grannis and the Golden Age of Surfing

Photographer LeRoy Grannis’ nostalgic look at the birth of surf culture in 60’s and 70’s California.

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