Pic courtesy of CrossFit HQ.  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





150 double-unders

50 push-ups

15 power cleans (185/125)


Scaling Options:

DUs -> Scale down to 100 per round -> Attempts through 150 Rope Contacts -> 200 Single Unders -> 150 Penguin Hops per round -> 75 Single Unders

Push Ups -> Off a bench

Bar weight -> 135/95 -> 95/65 -> As needed


Cool Down:

Calf Stretch on Rig – 2 Min per side


Tricep Mash – 2 min per side

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