ATHLETE'S RELEASE: ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE
I know that Nordic skiing/Snow shoeing is an action sport carrying significant risk of serious personal injury, death or property damage. I also know that there are natural, mechanical and environmental conditions and risks witch independently or in combination with my activities may cause property damage, or severe or even fatal injuries to me or others.
I agree that I alone am responsible for: (a) my safety while participating in competitive events and/or training for competitive events and, (b) providing, utilizing and maintaining that equipment necessary for the safe enjoyment of my participation in such events and specifically acknowledge that the following persons or entities including the ski area, the promoters, the sponsors, the organizers, the officials and any agent, representative, officer, director, employee, member or affiliate of any person or entity named above are not responsible for my safety. I specifically RELEASE and DISCHARGE, in advance, those parties from any and all liability whether known or unknown, even that liability which may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of persons or entities mentioned above. I agree to accept all responsibility for the risks, conditions and hazards which may occur whether they now be known or unknown.
I further agree to forever HOLD HARMLESS and INDEMNIFY all persons and entities identified above, generally and specifically, from any and all liability for death, personal injury or property damage, resulting in any way from my participation in competitive events or training for competitive events.
I currently have, and I agree to maintain throughout the time that I train and compete, valid and sufficient medical and accident insurance. I understand that this is my sole responsibility and release all person and entities identified above from providing this coverage for me.
I understand that registrations for the SISU Ski Fest can not be carried over to a different year, there are NO REFUNDS for any reason and registrations are NOT TRANSFERABLE.
I agree that I will accept and abide by rules imposed by the organizers of any particular competition. This Acknowledgment and assumption of Risk and Release shall be binding upon my heirs and assigns.
I hereby grant absolute right and permission to the SISU SKI FEST to use photographic portraits and video of me for illustration, promotion or advertising purposes.