WOZ (WOMEN OF OZ) LIABILITY WAIVER IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to voluntarily participate in cycling activities during the 2023 Women of OZ Event Season, (“the Activities”) I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin: I, ______________________________ (“Participant”), agree to be bound by and understand and acknowledge the following terms, conditions and statements related to my participation in the Activities at any and all Women of OZ Events located in, and around, Bentonville, Arkansas between January 1 st – December 31 st 2023: A. Participant acknowledges and agrees that participation in the Activities, and mountain bike rides generally, entails known and unknown risks and hazards that could result in physical or emotional injury, damage or illness including, but not limited to, bodily injury, disease, strains, fractures, partial and/or total paralysis, death or other ailments that could cause serious disability to myself, to property or to third parties. Participant acknowledges that such risks and hazards cannot be eliminated or reduced without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity. Participant hereby voluntarily assumes the risks and hazards related to his or her participation in the Activities, and states that Participant would not have participated in the Activities without the existence of such risks and hazards. B. Participant acknowledges and agrees that Participant has made his or her own independent investigation into the physical conditions of the Activities course and location, and decided to participate in the Activities based solely upon such independent investigation. Participant acknowledges and agrees that WOZ has not made any material statements upon which Participant has relied in making any decision whether to participate in the Activities or any portion thereof, and has not forced or improperly influenced Participant into participating in the Activities. Participant understands that he or she can choose not to participate in all or any portion of the Activities at any time. C. Participant represents to WOZ that he or she is in sufficient physical and mental condition to enable Participant to participate in the Activities without any risk of injury to Participant. Participant should not participate in the Activities if he or she has a medical condition that could render Participant’s participation dangerous to his or her health. Participant authorizes WOZ to initiate emergency evacuation or treatment in case of serious injury or illness to Participant. Participant also agrees to pay for all costs associated with any such emergency rescue and/or related medical treatment that might arise as a result of Participant’s participation in the Activities. D. Participant acknowledges and agrees that other participants and volunteers will be participating in the Activities and that WOO is not responsible or liable for the acts of any such third parties. Participant hereby releases WOZ from any Claims (defined herein) arising from the acts of any third parties. Participant also agrees that he or she will comply with all Activities rules and procedures provided by WOZ, and will not act in any manner that causes damage or injury to any other Participant, volunteer or other third party. E. Participant acknowledges and agrees that the Activities are strictly voluntary, and it is always the responsibility of the Participant to limit his or her participation in any way he or she deems appropriate. Participant’s failure to follow the Activities rules, procedures and safety instructions may lead to his or her removal from the Activities, at the sole discretion of WOZ. Participant, and/or personal property, may be transported by WOZ or it’s authorized agents to and from activities at various Activities locations. Participant waives all claims resulting from such transportation including any damage to, loss of, or theft of personal property. F. Participant hereby authorizes WOZ and its authorized agents to photograph and/or film Participant, and transfers all rights in such photograph and/or film to WOZ. Participant will not be notified if your photograph or likeness is to be published and/or used for profit. G. Participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold WOZ, the owners of the Activities locations and/or facilities, all other affiliates, partners and volunteers of WOZ involved in the production of the Activities, and their owners, members, officers, directors, employees, agents and contractors (“WOZ Releasees”), harmless from and against all claims, suits, demands, actions, proceedings, awards, judgments, penalties, damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and expert witness fees) (collectively, Claims”) arising from or based upon any act or omission of Participant; and will pay resulting costs, damages and attorneys’ fees finally awarded, provided that: (a) the WOZ Releasee promptly notifies the Participant of any such Claim; and (b) the Participant has sole control of the defense of such Claims and all related settlement negotiations. 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