Bob Roper

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Robert Roper, whose nickname is Napa Bob, is an American pool and open water swimmer from San Francisco. He is the namesake of the Bob Roper Golden Gate Bridge Swim, a 2-mile swim under the Golden Gate Bridge at the entrance of the San Francisco Bay in northern California.

He is a retired San Francisco Police Department Officer who has been rowing in the San Francisco Bay for over 40 years who is renowned for helping open water swimmers in San Francisco Bay. He is also a co-founder of the Maui Channel Swim and holder of the unofficial world record to cross the Golden Gate Bridge (17:21).

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