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WORLD KAYAK THROWDOWN - PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT, RELEASE, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
In consideration of the services of World Kayak, their ambassadors, agents, officers, volunteers, participants, employees, and all other persons or entities acting in any capacity on their behalf (hereinafter collectively referred to as “World Kayak”), I hereby agree to release, indemnify, and discharge World Kayak, on behalf of myself, my children, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate as follows:
I acknowledge that my participation in outdoor adventure based activities such has the World Kayak Throwdown events, hiking, camping, backpacking, canoeing, and kayaking entails known and unanticipated risks which could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to myself, to property, or to third parties. I understand that such risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity. Furthermore, World Kayak event managers, guides/instructors have difficult jobs to perform. They seek safety, but they are not infallible. They might be unaware of a participant’s fitness or abilities. They might misjudge the weather, the elements, or the terrain. They may give incomplete warnings or instructions, and the equipment being used might malfunction.
I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks existing in this activity. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks.
I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless World Kayak from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action, which are in any way connected with my participation in this activity or my use of World Kayak’s equipment or facilities, including any such Claims which allege negligent acts or omissions of World Kayak.
Should World Kayak or anyone acting on their behalf, be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs.
I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself. I further certify that I am willing to assume the risk of any medical or physicalcondition I may have.
In the event that I file a lawsuit against World Kayak, I agree to do so solely in the state or province of Wyoming, and I further agree that the substantive law of that state shall apply in that action without regard to the conflict of law rules of that state. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to void or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in fullforce and effect. By signing this document, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or property is damaged during my participation in this activity, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against World Kayak on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein. I have had sufficient opportunity to read this entire document. I have read and understood it, and I agree to be bound by its terms.
I Acknowledge and Understand
Sports Insurance Waiver
SPORTS INSURANCE WAIVER
A DIVISION OF SPORTS INSURANCE GLOBAL. LLC.
SPURTS PARTICIPANT RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, EXPRESS ASSUMPTION AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
Please read and be certain you understand the implications of signing.
Express Assumption of Risk Associated with Sport, Venue Use and Related Activities.
I do hereby affirm and acknowledge that I have been fully informed of the inherent hazards and risks associated with World Kayak Corp, transportation of equipment related to the activities, and traveling to and from activity sites in which I am about to engage. Inherent hazards and risks include but are not limited to:
Risks of injust from the activity and equipment utilized is significant including the potential for broken nokes, severe injuries to the head, neck, and back or other bodily injuries that may result in permanent disability and death.
Possible equipment failure and/or malfunction or misuse of my own or others’ equipment.
I AGREE THAT I WILL WEAR APPROVED PROTECTIVE GEAR AS DECREED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE SPORT I AM PARTICIPATING IN. However, protective gear cannot guarantee the participant’s safety. I further agree that no helmet can protect the wearer against all potential head injuries or prevent injury to the wearer’s face, neck or spinal cord.
Variation and/or steepness of terrain, variation or changes in surfaces including but not limited to snow surfaces, ice, bare sports, rocks, stumps, debris, cliffs, trees, fences, posts, trees, light poles, signs, buildings, roads, walkways, ramps, rails, stairs, pyramids, manual pads, bowls, half-pipes, jumps, padded and non-padded riding surfaces or other obstacles.
My own negligence and/or the negligence of others, including but not limited to operator error and guide decision making including misjudging terion, weather, diring surfaces or other obstacles.
Exposure to the elements and temperature extremes may result in frostnip, frostbite, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sunburn, hypothermia and dehydration.
Dangers associated with exposure to natural elements including but are not limited to avalanche, rock fall, inclement weather, thunder and lightning, severe and or varied wind, temperature and other weather conditions.
Accidents or illness occurring in remote places where there are no available medical facilities.
Fatigue, exhaustion, chill, and/or dizziness, which may diminish my/our reaction time and increase the risk of accident.
Impact or collision with other athletes, spectators, facility employees, pedestrians, motor vehicles, and cyclists.
* I understand the description of these risks is not complete and unknown or unanticipated risks may result in injury, illness, or death.
Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims and Indemnity Agreement
In Consideration for being permitted to participate in the above described activty(ies) and related activities, I hereby agree, acknowledge and appreciate that:
I HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURIES, DISABILITY, DEATH,
the following named person or entities, herein referred to as a releasees: World Kayak and Jerod Ready
To release the releasees, their officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, and volunteers from liability and responsibility whatsoever and for and claims or causes of action that I, my estate, hiers, survivors, executors, or assigns may have for personal injury, property damage, or wrongful death arising from the above activities whether caused by active or passive negligence of the release or otherwise. By executing this document, I agree to hold the releasees harmless and indemnify them in conjunction with any injury, disability, death, or loss or damage to person or property that may occur as a result of my engaging in the above activities.
By entering into this Agreement, I am not relying on any oral or written representation or statements made by the releasees, other than what is set forth in this Agreement.
This agreement shall apply to any and all injury, disability, death, or loss or damage of personal property occurring at any time after the execution of this agreement.
This release shall be binding to the fullest extent permitted by law. If any provision of this release is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OR LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RIST AGREEMENT, I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, I UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP LEGAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND I SIGN IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT.
FOR PARTICIPANTS OF MINORITY AGE:
This is to certify that I, as a Parent, Guardian, Temporary Guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree not only to his/her release for all Releasees, but also to release and indemnify the Releasees from any and all liabilities indecent to his/her involvement in these programs for myself, my heirs, assigns, and next of kin.
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