Table Tennis at Manhattan West Plaza
Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability, and Hold Harmless Agreement
Description of Event: 2021 Free Ping Pong at Manhattan West Plaza with The Push/Hardbats LLC
I, the undersigned (the “Participant”) hereby voluntarily request to participate in the event identified above (hereinafter the “Event”).
I am familiar with the concept of Table Tennis and the physical demands involved, which could include strenuous actions sometimes involving height, speed, and unpredictable surfaces. I understand that the Event requires concentrated focus and awareness of the environment around me, and caution at all times. I understand that I must exercise good judgment at all times in order to remain safe, including stopping immediately if I feel lightheaded, nauseous, faint, weak, or in pain. If at any time I feel I cannot continue to participate safely for any reason, whether because of a physical condition, the actions of myself or others, or any other reason, I must immediately discontinue involvement and do not depend or rely on the direction of the Event coordinator or other third parties to do so. As with any physical activity, I am aware that I must take any and all necessary precautions, including but not limited to seeking advice from my physician, prior to taking part in the Events.
I understand and acknowledge that participation in the Events may involve risk of serious injury or death, including injuries which may result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but also from the actions, inactions, or negligence of others, the condition of the facilities, equipment, or areas where the Event is conducted, and/or the physical nature of the Event. I or my Parent or Guardian, where applicable, warrant and promise that I assume full responsibility for my conduct and safety at all times, whether or not in actual participation and/or at the Event’s site.
I certify that I am in good health and have no physical condition that would prevent participation in the Event or put me at greater risk for injury. I agree that all activities undertaken at the Event are conducted at my own risk. Furthermore, I agree to use my personal medical insurance as primary medical coverage payment, if accident or injury occurs, without seeking any recoveries from Releases or Releases’ insurers. I hereby voluntarily and willingly assume responsibility for all risks and dangers associated with my participation in the Events FULLY Knowing and understanding the risks involved with participation in the Events.
To the fullest extent permitted by and under New York law in consideration of my participation in the Event, I HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, including but not limited to bodily injury (or death) or sickness of any nature whatsoever including, without limitation, COVID-19, AGAINST Hardbats LLC d/b/a The Push, Brookfield Properties (USA II) LLC, Brookfield Properties Developer LLC, BOP NE Development LLC, BOP MW Management Company LLC, BOP Management Inc., Brookfield Properties Holdings LLC, BOP West 31st Street LLC, Brookfield Properties 9th Avenue LLC, BOP (US) LLC, BOP NW Holdings II LLC, BOP NW Member II LLC, BOP NW LLC, BOP NW Retail II LLC, BOP MW Retail LLC, BOP MW Retail Holdings LLC, BOP MW Retail Member LLC, BOP MW Residential Retail LLC, BOP NW Retail LLC, BOP MW Residential LLC, BOP SW Retail LLC, BOP MW Residential Market LLC, BOP MW Residential Affordable LLC, BOP 450 West 33 LLC, BOP 450 West 33 II LLC, 450 Partners LLC, BOP 450 Member LLC, BOP 450 Retail LLC, BOP 450 Holdings LLC, BOP NE LLC, BOP NE Retail LLC, BOP NE Holdings LLC, BOP NE Member LLC, BOP SE LLC, BOP SE Retail LLC, BOP SE Holdings LLC, BOP SE Member LLC, BOP NW Loft LLC, BOP NW Loft Member LLC, BOP NW Loft Holdings LLC, BOP NW Loft Management LLC, BOP MW Retail Subsidiary LLC, BOP MW Residential Parking LLC, The Manhattan West Owners Association LLC, Manhattan West Residential Condominium, 5 Manhattan West Condominium, and their respective affiliates, shareholders, partners (partners or partners), subsidiaries and related entities, and any successors and assigns of such entities; Wells Fargo Bank, National Association; Bank of China, New York Branch; Union Labor Life Insurance Company, New York State Housing Finance Agency, City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development; Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (as administrative agent of syndication of lenders); United Overseas Bank Limited, New York Agency (as administrative agent for syndication of lenders); Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company; Credit Argicole Corporate and Investment Bank; any present or future mortgagee which encumbers an interest in the land or improvements commonly known as (i) West 31st Street/West 33rd Street and 9th Avenue, New York, New York, or (ii) the Brooklyn Properties Manhattan West Project, New York, New York, together with their respective directors, officers, employees or agents, and any successors and assigns of such entities; The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, National Railroad Passenger Corporate, Long Island Railroad Company, Metropolitan Transportation Authority and their respective affiliates, shareholders, partners (including partners or partners), subsidiaries and related entities, and any successors and/or assigns or such entities; New York City Industrial Development Agency; KT Hotels, LLC; and such other and further entities and/or individuals as may be identified by Brookfield in writing and each of their respective subsidiaries, agents, employees, contractors, sub-contractors, representatives, affiliates(s) or affiliated entities, successors and assigns of such entities (collectively and hereinafter “Releasees”).
Without limiting anything contained above, I understand that while the Releasees have undertaken reasonable steps to lessen the risk of transmission of COVID-19, the Releasees are not responsible in any manner for any risks related to COVID-19 in connection with the Event. I further understand that contact with the virus that causes COVID-19 may result in significant personal injury or death. I am fully aware that involvement in the Event (including any related travel) carries with it certain inherent risks related to COVID-19 transmission (“Inherent Risks”) that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid such risks. Inherent Risks may include, but are not limited to, (1) the risk of coming into close contact with individuals or objects that may be carrying COVID-19; (2) the risk of transmitting or contracting COVID-19, directly or indirectly, to or from other individuals; and (3) injuries and complications ranging in severity resulting directly or indirectly from COVID-19 or the treatment thereof. Further, I understand that the risks of COVID-19 are not fully understood, and that contact with, or transmission of, COVID-19 may result in risks including but not limited to loss, personal injury, sickness, death, damage, and expense, the exact nature of which are not currently ascertainable, and all of which are to be considered Inherent Risks. To the fullest extent permitted by law, I hereby voluntarily accept and assume all risk of loss, personal injury, sickness, death, damage, and expense arising from such Inherent Risks.
To the fullest extent permitted by and under New York law, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account, whether caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise, and agree that if, despite this release, waiver of liability, and assumption of risk, I or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I will indemnify, save and hold harmless each of the Releasees from any loss, liability, damage, litigation expense, attorney fees, or costs they may incur as the result of such a claim.
I hereby authorize Manhattan West Plaza and The Push to photograph and/or video me, and to edit, use, reproduce, exhibit, and distribute these photographs and/or videos in whole or in part, in any manner and media now known or hereinafter invented in perpetuity throughout the world. I hereby waive the right to inspect or approve any of the photographs and/or videos. I understand that Manhattan West Plaza and/or The Push will be the exclusive owner of all such photographs and/or videos, and that I will not receive any compensation for the use of the photographs and/or videos.
I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND HOLD HARMLES AGREEMENT. I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, AND I UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY, KNOWLINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE, OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME, AND INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY THE LAW.