Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnification Agreement
1. I am aware that while participating in the class(es) and related activities which are offered by. CrossFit 'Wilmington employees, agents, and/or instructors, there are certain risks or dangers, whether known or unknown, -which may be present due to various
hazards. CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program, which uses highly varied, random, functional movements performed at a high intensity, These hazards include, but are not limited to; heat stroke, heat related injuries, stroke, heart attack, fractures, sprain, illness or injury. My participation in the classes or related activities is entirely voluntary. I am fully aware of the hazards described or referred to herein.
2. I understand that the risk of injury or death may be minimized if I abide by proper safety procedures. The possibility of injury or death should. be minimized if all participants are attentive to what is occurring around them and abide by the recommended safety procedures. While the risk of injury or death may be minimized, it can never be eliminated.
3. I hereby agree to indemnify, hold forever harmless and defend CrossFit Wilmington, Lauren Linett, agents, employees and/or instructors against loss from any and all lawsuits, actions, or claims of any character, type or description, whether at law or in equity, brOught or made for, or on account of and injuries or damages received or sustained by me and agree to hold CrossFit Wilmington, Lauren Linett, employees, agents and/or instructors because of such injury or damages arising out of; attributed to, directly or indirectly, or occasioned by the negligent acts of any person, corporation, or other entity, including the negligent acts of CrossFit Wilmington, Lauren Linett, agents, employees and/or instructors which may occur during my participation in the classes identified herein or related activities. This Indemnity and Hold Harmless Agreement includes claims for contribution and Indemnity, for hospital expenses, drug expenses, doctor fees, nursing, therapy or convalescent fees, and/or attorney fees and/or claims made by or on behalf of the United States ofAmerica or any state or political subdivision hereof, I avow that I have health and/or accident insurance which has application to any injury or illness occasioned by me while participating in the classes described above or other related activities.
4. CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program, which uses highly varied, random functional movenients performed at a high intensity. I affirm that my general health is good, my doctor has approved my participation in the classes identified above or related exercises, and that I am not under a doctor's care for any condition that would endanger my health or the health of other participants. In case of injury, illness or death, I or my estate will bear the cost of any evacuation procedure utilizing an ambulance, helicopter, or rescue team and any type of related medical care. I affirm that I have adequate and applicable health and/or accident insurance which will cover the cost of reasonable and appropriated health care for any injury or illness I may experience while participating in the classes identified herein or other related activities.
5. I do hereby consent that any photograph in which I appear may be used without compensation to me for purposes of publicity or advertising, such as catalogues, websites, marketing materials, flyers and news stories.
6. I expressly agree that this Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnification Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of The United States of America and the State of North Carolina, and that if any portion of it is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
7. I have carefully read this Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnification Agreement and voluntarily sign the same. By signing this a:greement, I acknowledge that it shall be effective and binding upon me, my family, heirs, next of kin, administrators, executors, representatives, and my estate.