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Michele Daschbach Fast Memorial Ocean Swim

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Michele Daschbach Fast
Michele Daschbach Fast Memorial Ocean Swim poster

The 3.25-mile Michele Daschbach Fast Memorial Ocean Swim is a point-to-point ocean memorial swim tribute to Michele Daschbach Fast. The event is held on 10 August 2013 in honor of Fast who was killed by a mass murderer in a beauty salon in Seal Beach, Calfornia on 12 October 2011. The event is a swim in support of her favorite charity, the SmileTrain, on 7 July 2012 from Sunset Beach to Seal Beach.

Second Annual Michele Daschbach Fast Memorial Ocean Swim

The swim will start in Sunset Beach at 8:15 am at 16901 South Pacific Ave., Sunset Beach. The swim will start at 10th Street and swim to beach on the North/West side of Seal Beach Pier. There will have paddlers and boat escorts from both Orange County and Seal Beach lifeguards.

Park along greenbelt or on Pacific Coast Highway in Sunset Beach. The Big Red Bus will be at Seal Beach Pier at finish and bring swimmers back to Daschbach house for food, drink and celebration.

Fourth Michele Memorial Swim & Paddle

The Fourth Michele Memorial Swim & Paddle is an around-the-pier ocean swim that benefits the Wounded Warrior Project, organized by Rooney Daschbach.


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Michele Daschbach Fast

Fast grew up in Atherton in northern California the youngest of six children. The University of California Santa Barbara graduate met her husband Patrick in college and later moved to Seal Beach where they raised their 3 children: Patrick, a senior at UC Berkeley, Laura, a freshman at UCLA, and Lisa, a junior at Los Alamitos High School.

She swam every morning in Seal Beach, touching everyone she met in and out of the water with her smile, sense of humor, compassion and selfless perspective of life.

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