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Accident Waiver and Release of Liability


I am applying for entry into a Paddlers for Humanity Fund-Raiser Paddle. I realize this is an open water event subject to tides, currents waves, wind, and marine hazards (animate and inanimate) of all types. I fully realize that events of this nature will entail a great deal of risk to me, both for serious injury and even death. I also realize that this event could not be held unless I am willing to assume all consequences of these risks. Therefore I assume full responsibility to inform myself as to all the dangers and risks and I sign this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability as a legally binding method of personally assuming all of these risks. In consideration of my entry I agree to execute this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability.

I acknowledge that a Paddlers for Humanity Fund-Raiser Paddle is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of athletes, lack of hydration, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, escorts, spectators, event officials, event monitors, and or producers of the event. I hereby assume all of these risks of participating, and/ or volunteering, and/or escorting this event.

I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault.

I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in the event and have not been otherwise advised by a qualified medical person.

I have read all rules and requirements for the Paddlers for Humanity Fund-Raiser Paddle and agree to comply with all rules and requirements, failure to comply would constitute negligence on my part.

I understand that this is an open water event and there will be no qualified medical care available.

I understand that at this event and other related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video or film likeness to be used by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers and/or assigns.

I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability form will be used by the event holders, sponsors and organizers, in which I may participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events.

In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A)Waive, Release and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me including my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Quiksilver Inc., Pacifico, Paddlers for Humanity, The Town of East Hampton and County of Suffolk and/or The State of New York, their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the event holders, event sponsors, event directors, event volunteers; (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this event, whether caused by negligence of releases or otherwise.

This Accident Waiver and Release of Liability shall be constructed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent of the law.

I hereby certify that I have read this document and all accompanying rules and safety recommendations: and, I understand their contents.

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PARTICIPANT’S NAME (PRINT)

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AGE

 

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PARTICIPANT’S SIGNATURE (PRINT)

 

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DATE

 

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Parent's signature (if under 18 yrs old)

 

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DATE

Please mail this signed form to:

 

 

Paddlers for Humanity
P.O Box 2555
East Hampton, NY 11937

or fax to (631) 919-1596

 

 



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