Frank Chenault (Big Sur, CA)
- Big Sur, CA
With a background in sales and acquisitions, California entrepreneur Frank Chenault currently leads his own company and surfs professionally. He began surfing as a teen in Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur, and progressed to national competitions by his early 20s. Frank Chenault competed in the nationals of the Western Surfing Association in the late 1980s and, although he did not make it past the first round, held on to a dream of being a top-ranked surf rider. At the same time, he got married and had a child. For some time, raising his daughter and building a successful business took precedence in his life.
Mr. Chenault reengaged with professional surfing after his hiatus and has since continued to compete at high levels. An avid traveler, he considers coastal locales such as Big Sur and the south of France among his favorite destinations. Mr. Chenault also enjoys the surf, cuisine, and culture of Tahiti.
Frank Chenault has completed studies in music producing and mixing at a Hollywood sound engineering institution.