Chase Cannon and Ryan Kerr have been competing against each other since they first stepped on the mat.
"We've known each other our whole lives," Ryan said.
The longtime competitors will soon be teammates. Ryan and Chase are headed to the Air Force Academy .Both earned gymnastic scholarships there next year.
"Honestly, my decision had a lot to do with where he was going too," Chase explained
"One reason it because I wanted to serve, but the other is because I have no idea what I want to do, and I feel like it will give you a wide array of options," Ryan explained.
Life long competitors, friends, and now cadets.