[IMAGE 1]Cory Lopez, ranked number three in the world on the WCT, finalized a five-year agreement with O’Neill International this week. The 24 year-old surfer will be an integral part of O’Neill’s overall marketing and team program.
“We are proud of Cory’s accomplishments as a professional surfer and are stoked with O’Neill’s support of Cory. Cory is totally stoked with O’Neill’s line of quality products and commitment to his professional surfing career. He is looking forward to being a vital part of ‘Team O’Neill’ for many years to come,” stated Pete Lopez, Lopez’s father and co-manager.
[IMAGE 2]In addition to continuing his pursuit of a world-title, Lopez will be involved in numerous O’Neill promotions and events around the world as well as providing product feedback on O’Neill’s high quality wetsuits and technical boardshorts.
“Cory is a great representative for the O’Neill brand,” says Pat O’Neill, President and CEO of O’Neill, Inc. “Not only does Cory have great overall surfing talent, but he is an easy-going, personable guy that can relate to the young surf kid as well as a shop owner. We’re very excited to have Cory working with us long-term.”
Learn more about Cory here.