WAIVER AND RELEASE AGREEMENT
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This is a release of liability and waiver of certain legal rights
In consideration for my being permitted to participate in the activities of Ride The Hurricane. I agree to the following Waiver and Release and agree to wear a helmet while participating in this event.
I acknowledge that cycling has inherent risks, hazards, and dangers that cannot be eliminated. I UNDERSTAND THAT THESE RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS INCLUDE WITHOUT LIMITATION:
- Biking in rugged country, including encounters with wildlife, animals and insects;
- Inclement weather conditions;
- Biking accidents, collisions with other bikers or individual accidents.
I understand the risks, hazards, and dangers of cycling and have had the opportunity to discuss them with the event organizers. I understand that these activities may require good physical conditioning and a degree of skill and knowledge. I believe I have that good physical conditioning and the degree of skill and knowledge necessary for me to engage in these activities safely. I understand that I have responsibilities which include wearing a helmet while riding in this event. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary. No one is forcing me to participate and I elect to participate in spite of the risks. I AM VOLUNTARILY USING THE SERVICES OF the event Ride The Hurricane WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF THE INHERENT RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS INVOLVED AND HEREBY ASSUME AND ACCEPT ANY AND ALL RISKS OF INJURY, PARALYSIS, OR DEATH.
I agree that photographs, pictures, slides, movies, or videos of myself and/or the Minor(s) may be taken in connection with my or the Minor(s)’s participation in the event or activity, and consent to the use of such photographs, pictures, slides, movies, or videos for any legal purpose, without compensation from Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce, Olympic National Park, Clallam County, or The City of Port Angeles. I further consent that my identity and/or the Minor(s)’s identity may be revealed either therein, or by description, text, commentary, or otherwise, and waive any and all rights, claims or interest in such photographs, pictures, slides, movies, videos, description, text or commentary, and understand that there will be no financial or other remuneration;
Lastly, I, for myself, my heirs, successors, executors, and subrogates, hereby KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVE AND RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS The Chamber of Commerce of Port Angeles, Olympic National Park, Clallam County, The City of Port Angeles, Peninsula College and the sponsors associated with the Ride The Hurricane event, their directors, officers, agents, employees, and volunteers from and against any and all claims, actions, causes of action, liabilities, suits, expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity including, but not limited to, NEGLIGENCE of any kind or nature, whether foreseen or unforeseen, arising directly or indirectly out of any damage, loss, injury, paralysis, or death to me or my property as a result of my engaging in these activities or the use of these services, animals or equipment, whether such damage, loss, injury, paralysis, or death results from negligence of The Ride The Hurricane Event or from some other cause. I, for myself, my heirs, my successors, executors, and subrogates, further agree not to sue as a result of any injury, paralysis, or death suffered in connection with my use and participation in the activities of Ride The Hurricane.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ, CLEARLY UNDERSTAND, AND VOLUNTARILY SIGN THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE AGREEMENT.
Date: August 1, 2021