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Photograph by Francisco Leong—AFP/Getty Images

Oct. 28, 2013. Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave in Nazare, central Portugal.

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.

Photograph by 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.

Photograph by To Mane—BARCROFT MEDIA/LANDOV

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. Read it here on LightBox.

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