ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS & HAZARDS, LIABILITY RELEASE & AGREEMENT NOT TO SUE
1. I agree that alpine skiing is an action sport carrying significant risk of serious personal injury, death or property damage. I also know that there are natural and environmental conditions and risks which independently or in combination with my activities may cause property damage, or severe or even fatal injuries to me or others.
2. I agree that I am alone responsible for my safety while recreationally skiing or snowboarding and while participating in competitive events and/or training for competitive events and specifically acknowledge that the following persons or entities including Nashoba Valley Ski Area, the promoters, the sponsors, the organizers, the club promoters, the officials and any agent, representatives, officers, director, employee, member or affiliate of any person of any entity named above are not responsible for my safety. I agree to accept all responsibility for the risks, conditions and hazards which may occur whether they now be known or unknown.
3. I agree, for myself and/or my child, to RELEASE, forever indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Nashoba Valley Acquisition Corp, Nashoba Hill Corp and their owners, officers, directors, volunteers, employees, affiliates, agents and assigns, (collectively as "RELEASEES") from liability for any and all loss or damage to myself or to my child or my or my child's property resulting from the RELEASEES' NEGLIGENCE or any other cause. I understand that the RELEASEES are not responsible for the consequences of their own NEGLIGENCE, that is, their failure to use reasonable care in any way. I acknowledge that I am freely and expressly assuming and accepting any and all risks of property damage, personal injury and death in connection with my or my child's use of the resort. I acknowledge that I am freely and expressly assuming and accepting any and all risks of property damage, personal injury and death in connection with my or my child's use of the ski area, the resort. For myself and my child, I agree to RELEASE, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the RELEASEES from any and all loss or damage that I or my child may cause to persons or property while using the resort. This includes, but is not limited to, any and all claims for personal injury, death and/or property damage that may in any way arise out of use of the ski area and/or the resort.
4. To the fullest extent permitted by law, I further agree, for myself and/or my child, to release and give up any and all claims and rights that I and/or my child may now have against RELEASEES. This releases all claims, including those of which I and/or my child am not aware and those not mentioned in this release. This release applies to claims resulting from anything which has happened up to now, and any claims which may arise in the future.
5. 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 persons and entities identified above from providing this coverage for me.
6. I consent to the use by Releasees of any images, pictures (video and print), names and likenesses for commercial purposes, or otherwise, of me or my child, in connection with the activities of Releasees, without restriction as to frequency, duration or medium.
7. I agree that I will accept and abide by the rules and regulations of Nashoba Valley Ski Area and any other rules or regulations imposed by the organizers of any particular competition. I have received a copy of this release.
8. This agreement is governed by the applicable laws of Massachusetts. If any part of this agreement is determined to be unenforceable, all other parts shall be given full force and effect. In the event that any provision is found to be invalid, the provision shall be revised so that it is enforceable to the greatest extent possible. I agree and understand that any claim or lawsuit against the RELEASEES may be brought in the federal or state courts of Massachusetts only.
I UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I UNDERSTAND THAT MY SIGNATURE BELOW EXPRESSLY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS I HAVE TO BRING A CLAIM AGAINST OR SUE THE RELEASEES FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES. I FURTHER UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A CONTRACT THAT LIMITS MY LEGAL RIGHTS AND THAT IT IS BINDING UPON ME, MY HEIRS, AND LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES.
PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE: I INDIVIDUALLY OR AS PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT FOR THE NAMED MINOR, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT I HAVE READ THE ABOVE RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND THAT BY SIGNING THIS RELEASE ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR, I AND THE MINOR AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS. I HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE FROM LIABILITY, FOREVER DISCHARGE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS RELEASEES FOR ANY CLAIM OR SUIT ARISING OUT OF SAID MINOR'S USE OF THE SKI AREA, THE RESORT.