TENNESSEE TREE TOPPERS (TTT) MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION (2020) - Draft v1
In consideration for being permitted to use the facilities and equipment of the Tennessee Tree Toppers, Inc., hereinafter referred to as the TTT, and to engage in the sport of hang gliding and paragliding, solo and/or tandem instruction, and other related activities, (hereinafter collectively referred to as Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities), I hereby agree as follows:
I hereby RELEASE AND DISCHARGE the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and any of its members, the cities of Dunlap, TN and Whitwell, TN, any owners of land where Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities are conducted, the TTT Board of Directors, TTT members, and TTT designees (hereinafter collectively referred to as Released Parties), from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that I may hereafter have for injuries and damages arising out of my participation in Hang Gliding and ParaglidingActivities including, but not limited to, losses CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES.
I certify that I am currently a member in good standing of the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association and understand that flying at any Tennessee Tree Toppers site without a United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association membership is in violation of our Flight Regulatory Program and Bylaws.
I further agree that I will not sue or make claim against the Released Parties for damages or other losses sustained as a result of my participation in Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities.
I also agree to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD THE RELEASED PARTIES HARMLESS from all claims, judgments and costs, including attorneys fees incurred in connection with any action brought as a result of my participation in the Tennessee Tree Toppers Membership Application and/or Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities.
I understand and acknowledge that Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities have inherent dangers that no amount of care, caution, instruction or experience can eliminate and I EXPRESSLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS OF DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY SUSTAINED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN HANG GLIDING AND PARAGLIDING ACTIVITIES, WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES.
I have been advised and recognize that my Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities are not covered by any personal accident or general liability insurance policy issued to the Released Parties.
I hereby expressly recognize and accept that this Agreement-Release of Liability is contract pursuant to which I have released any and all claims against the Released Parties resulting from my participation in Hang Gliding and Paragliding Activities, including any claims caused by the negligence of the Released Parties. I certify that I am a current member of the United States Hang Gliding Association (USHPA) and that all information I am providing is true and accurate.
I state that I am sober and clear in mind. I have read the TTT Bylaws, Site Guide, and Flight Regulations defined in the FRP provided on the TTT website. I agree to abide by all of the TTT rules and Flight Regulatory Program (FRP) and to report any noncompliance of these regulations to a TTT official.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT - RELEASE OF LIABILITY IN ITS ENTIRETY OR HAVE HAD IT READ TO ME, FULLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ALL OF ITS CONTENTS, AND SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.
December 8, 2022