Members of the U.S. Navy Parachute Team made quite the entrance into Neyland Stadium. The U.S. Navy posted video of the Leap Frogs parachuting into Neyland Stadium for the Orange & White game to its YouTube account. The video shows team members' parachute jump to the stadium from the sky.
The team are known for their synchronized jumps and dramatic displays from the sky. The fearless group don’t hesitate to the throw themselves into the sky and get nail-bitingly close to one another as they gather in different formations for the crowd below.
The U.S. Navy Parachute Team cheer and shout as they plummet towards the stadium at what seems like alarming speed, before landing in front of over 67,000 excited football fans. Three of the jumpers filmed the descent and produced three incredible videos:
The United States Navy Parachute Team is the parachute demonstration team of the United States Navy. It consists of active-duty personnel drawn from Naval Special Warfare, including Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen and support personnel. The Leap Frogs are all volunteers.
The U.S. Navy Parachute Team is a fifteen-man team comprised entirely of U.S. Navy SEAL and SWCC commandos. Each member comes to the team for a three-year tour from one of the two Naval Special Warfare Groups located on the east and west coasts. On completion of the tour, members return to operational units. The parachute team began in 1969 when Navy SEALs and Frogmen volunteered to perform at weekend air shows. The team was officially commissioned as the U.S. Navy Parachute Team "Leap Frogs" in 1974 by the Chief of Naval Operations and assigned the mission of demonstrating Navy excellence throughout the United States. The Leap Frogs support Navy recruiting efforts and promote the Naval Special Warfare community to the American public.