Robert Palmese
Marathon Swimmer

nothing  great  was  ever  easy.

-Captain Matthew Webb

Post Triple Attempt Update...

On July 23, 2015 Robert completed his first solo crossing of the Catalina Channel. The crossing memorialized Emily Noelle Nichols, a friend of Robert's, who passed away from Cystic Fibrosis in January 2015. Robert was accompanied by Emily's family and his parents on the pilot boat. He was also supported by his college swim coach and his friends as kayakers. "The swim  as a whole, was a great metaphor for Em's life, great and enduring"
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Robert with fellow swimmers and training partners Dan Simonelli and Susanne Simpson at the 2015 Catalina Channel Swimming Federation Banquet.
Training with Susanne Simpson in San Francisco. South End Rowing Club is awesome!
Susanne will also be doing a channel this summer....ENGLISH!