Italian Army C.le Magg. Sc. Roberto Marchini, 28, of Viterbo, Italy, died during a reconnaissance mission in Afghanistan’s Bakwa district on July 12, 2011. Marchini served in the 8th Airborne Combat Engineer Regiment, Folgore Brigade.
While on base, Marchini used whatever he could find to do CrossFit, often incorporating farmers carries, sandbag runs and tire flips in his workouts. His favorite exercises were double-unders, push-ups and power cleans.
Marchini is survived by numerous friends and family members.
:30 single unders (focus on wrist movement and vertical body position)
50 ft. bear crawl
:30 high knee single unders (focus on wrist movement and vertical body position)
:30 plank hold
5 clean drops
:30 double unders
5 power cleans
Complete as many rounds as possible in 25 minutes of:
15 power cleans (185/125)
SCALING OPTION #1
10 power cleans (135/95)
SCALING OPTION #2
20 knee push-ups
10 power cleans (75/55)