The team practices four days a week, two hours at a crack.
Members hone their speed and skills, with each gaining specialized skills. And they only sweat when an Internet server crashes.
Meet the Air Force Academy’s cyber team, 16 computer warfare students who are ranked fifth in the world.
“We’re the top team in the Western Hemisphere,” said coach Martin Carlisle, explaining that the four teams they fell behind in a recent 105-team competition hail from Russia and Eastern Europe.