||Cory Lopez is an icon of the progressive surfing era. Hes also known for redefining charging in the death-pits of Teahupoo in Tahiti. A seventeen-year pro surfing veteran, with eleven of those spent at the elite level, Cory is seasoned to say the least. But its his relaxed and approachable style that defines his character. Get to know Lopez in his adopted home of San Clemente, CA. Follow Cory to the US Open of Surfing where he competes against the top WQS surfers in the world. Go back to his roots in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida to see where it all started. Witness a day of fishing with Corys long time friends and one of the best charter crews in the region. Finally, you to can be a film star, too, by following Cory & crew on a road trip up the east coast to premier the new ONeill film, The Life. Drop into the life of Cory Lopez in this episode of Firsthand.