A Passionate Surfer
Frank Chenault right from a tender age was able to understand that if one wants to succeed as a skillful surfer, then one shouldn’t see Surfing as a game or sport but should be taken as a habit, a way of life. He’s of the belief that Surfing has to be ingrained in one’s DNA if one is to be successful at it.
Frank Chenault didn’t just stumble on the sport, he discovered the sport in the early years of his life along Laguna Beach. Frank Chenault draws on nearly a lifetime of experience riding the waves. He fell in love with the ocean and the coast when he first moved to Big Sur, California, with his family when he was a boy. Already a baseball player and golfer, Frank Chenault taught himself to surf and began competing at the amateur level around the age of 20.
His years of acquiring skills, showmanship and intense training paid off paved Wat for him immediately. He competed as an amateur in the WSA, qualified for the United States Surfing Federation state championships where finished fourth place, which won him a ticket to the National Competition in Hawaii. This established him fully as a professional surfer.
Frank Chenault took a short break from professional Surfing and resumed back as a professional Surfer in 2003. Since his comeback, he has participated successfully in several Association of Surfing Professionals events, including a competition on the Atlantic coast of France.
In between the Year 2011 and 2018, Frank has competed in a total of 25 professional surfing event. So far in the year 2018, he has competed in four events: Sunset Open where he finished in 105th place; RonJon Quiksilver Pro, finished at the 49th place; Jack’s Surfboards Pro, 113th place and ShoeCity Pro, finishing at 73rd place .