ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER AND RELEASE, AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the U.S. Figure Skating Camp, the undersigned, individually, and on behalf of his/her heirs, personal representatives, administrators, agents, successors and assigns (collectively referred to herein as "Participant"), AGREES TO ASSUME THE RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY, TO RELEASE AND TO INDEMNIFY U.S. Figure Skating, its directors, officers, members, employees, officials, committees, volunteers, clubs, affiliates, sponsors, representatives, agents, successors and assigns, including the host club, local organizing committee and any other entity responsible for the hosting and/or conduct of the Event (collectively referred to herein as "U.S. Figure Skating"), as follows:
1. Assumption of Risk and Responsibility. Participant understands and appreciates the risks of injury that may occur in ice skating or in the course of preparing for, participating in and traveling to or from the Event, including serious bodily injury, permanent disability, paralysis and death; acknowledges that Participant voluntarily engages in such activities with adequate knowledge of such risks; and agrees that Participant fully assumes all such risks and all legal and financial responsibility for (a) any and all injuries or damages, whether to person or property, that Participant may in any manner sustain in connection therewith or in the conduct and management of the Event, including such injury or damage that may result from the negligence of U.S. Figure Skating or from some other cause and (b) all treatment, hospitalization and other care rendered to Participant in the event of Participant’s illness, injury or other emergency circumstance in connection with participation in the Event, subject to any applicable insurance coverage.
2. Release and Indemnification. Participant hereby fully and forever releases, discharges, holds harmless, and agrees to indemnify U.S. Figure Skating from and against any and all liabilities, claims, demands, lawsuits, damages, and judgments, present or future, known or unknown, valid or invalid, direct or consequential, together with reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees, which result directly or indirectly from damages, losses, injuries or death to Participant, Participant’s property, other persons or property incurred during or in connection with any activities associated with or being a part of the Event and the conduct and management thereof, including any participation, travel or medical treatment, hospitalization or other care rendered in connection with the Event, whether such loss, damage, injury or death results from the negligence of U.S. Figure Skating or from some other cause.
I have read this Assumption of Risk, Waiver and Release, and Indemnification Agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature. I intent it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extend allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreemnt is held to be invalid that the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.