|WORLD TRIATHLON CORPORATION
VOLUNTEER WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM
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In consideration of my and/or my child or ward???s being permitted by World Triathlon Corporation (???WTC???) to assist and/or volunteer in the above-referenced Event, and any related programs, activities, or events (collectively, the ???Event???), I understand and acknowledge that by signing below I am legally agreeing to the statements in the following World Triathlon Corporation Volunteer Waiver and Release Form. I understand and acknowledge that these statements are being accepted and relied upon by the Released Parties, as defined below. I hereby freely and voluntarily acknowledge and/or take action for myself and/or my child or ward, and on behalf of my and/or their spouse, children, parents, guardians, heirs, next of kin, and any legal or personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, or anyone else who might claim or sue on my behalf and/or theirs, as follows:
1. I ACKNOWLEDGE AND ASSUME ALL THE RISKS OF VOLUNTEERING IN THE EVENT. I understand that volunteering in the Event may involve a risk of physical injury to me or others, damage to mine or other???s property, or other consequences. These consequences might result from the actions, inactions, or negligence of myself and/or others, or from various conditions of the premises, the equipment used in the Event, and/or the weather. There may also be other risks not known or not reasonably foreseeable. Such risks include but are not limited to the following: falls, dangers of collisions with athletes, vehicles, pedestrians, other participants, spectators, or volunteers, and fixed objects; dangers arising from surface hazards, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment; and hazard that may be posed by spectators or volunteers. I further acknowledge that these risks include risks that may be the result of negligent acts, omissions, and/or carelessness of the Released Parties, as defined below. I understand that I will be volunteering for the Event at my own risk and I agree to assume all the risks incidental to volunteering in the Event.
2. I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND FOREVER DISCHARGE the Released Parties, as defined below, of and from any and all claims, causes of action, damages (including direct, indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential), losses (economic and non-economic), costs, expenses, and liabilities of every kind (???Claims???) arising out of or in any way connected with my or my child or ward???s volunteer participation in the Event or traveling to or from the Event, and further agree to indemnify and hold each of the Released Parties harmless from and against such Claims, including all attorney???s fees and disbursements up through and including any appeal. I understand that this release and indemnity includes, but is not limited to, Claims based on the negligence, action or inaction of any of the Released Parties and covers bodily injury (including death, partial or permanent disability), loss by theft or otherwise, property damage to any equipment, Claims relating to the provision of first aid, medical care, medical treatment, or medical decisions (at an Event site or elsewhere), and Claims for medical or hospital expenses, whether caused by or suffered by me or my child o