DIRT SERIES MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMPS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU WILL WAIVE CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE
To: Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camps Inc. (hereafter referred to as the "Dirt Series")
In this agreement the term "Activities" shall include but is not limited to: road riding and mountain biking ("cycling"), instructional skill sessions, group rides, seminars, hiking, stretching, yoga, consumption of food and beverage, transportation to and from activities, and other such activities and services provided by or for the Dirt Series in any way connected with or related to those activities or services above.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT - HEALTH AND SAFETY
I hereby declare myself to be physically sound and suffering from no condition, impairment, disease, or other illness that would prevent my participation in the Activities, and I do hereby assume all responsibility for my participation. I acknowledge that I have been advised to wear an approved helmet while cycling. I am aware that the use of the bicycle is subject to any applicable Municipal and State traffic and/or park regulations and agree to inform myself of, and adhere to, those regulations. I am familiar with the proper use of the bicycle, including all quick release mechanisms, brakes and shifters. I am aware that there are technicians, guides or instructors available to answer any questions that I may have as to the proper use of the bicycle. I undertake and agree to remove myself from participation if I sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition, or if, at any time, I feel unable or unfit to safely continue for any reason. I understand that the sole responsibility for my personal safety remains with me, including my physical and emotional preparation and fitness to participate in the Activities.
ASSUMPTION OF RISKS
I am aware that the Activities involve many risks, dangers and hazards, and that injuries are a common and ordinary occurrence. These risks, dangers and hazards include but are not limited to: mechanical failure of the equipment; changing weather conditions; collision with natural or man made objects including but not limited to exposed rock, snow, ice, earth, trees, stumps or branches on or adjacent to the terrain; collision or encounters with other cyclists, wildlife, pedestrians, vehicles, fences or posts; changes or variations in the cycling or hiking surface or sub-surface; streams, creeks and holes in the cycling or hiking surface; cliffs; crevasses; road-banks or cut banks; variation or steepness of terrain; difficulty or inability to control ones speed or direction; loss of balance; rapid or uncontrolled acceleration on hills and inclines; exposure to weather, becoming lost or separated from the guides or instructors or other participants; failure to cycle safely or within one's own ability or within designated areas; negligence of other cyclists or participants; allergy or other adverse reactions to provided food or beverage and NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE DIRT SERIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, VOLUNTEERS, SPONSORS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, AND ALL OTHERS WHO ARE INVOLVED (all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as "THE RELEASEES") INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE DIRT SERIES OR THEIR STAFF TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF THE ACTIVITIES. I am also aware that the risks, dangers and hazards referred to above exist throughout the area used for the Activities, and that many are unmarked. I am voluntarily participating in the Activities. I freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and the possibility of personal injury, death or property damage and loss resulting there from due to any cause whatsoever and without limitation.