In consideration of Maine Academy of Gymnastics ("MAG") accepting and permitting Student Participant named above to participate in its gymnastics program and other athletic events, directly or indirectly related to MAG and MAG activities, respectively, Student Participant named above and parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) of minor Student Participant (collectively the "Parents") understand, acknowledge and agree that:
- Student Participant named above may be involved in gymnastics and any related activity provided by MAG which may include travel, both local and away and in consideration of MAG allowing Student Participant to participate in its gymnastics programs and related activities, as more fully spelled out in the attached Release, Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, Indemnification, and Arbitration Agreement, we unconditionally release, hold harmless, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue MAG, its shareholders, directors, officers, employees, coaches, agents and Parents Association from any and all liability for damages and costs and any claim or demand therefore, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to any injuries that above-named Student Participant might sustain while engaged in the practice or performance of any gymnastics routine or activity while at MAG or during participation at any event in which Student Participant, MAG, it's coaches, agents or Parent Association are involved or that we, the parents/guardians might sustain as a direct or indirect result of Student Participant's or our participation in, association with, or attendance at any gymnastics program or related activity of MAG.
- There are risks and dangers, direct and indirect, that are inherently associated with participation in and attendance at gymnastics or athletic events and activities such as those encompassed in MAG activities that can result in bodily injury, partial and/or total disability, paralysis and death. The social and economic losses and/or damages that can result from these risks and dangers can be severe. These risks and dangers, as well as other risks not currently known and/or not reasonably foreseeable at this time, may be caused by the action, inaction or negligence of Student Participant or Parents or the action, inaction, rescue attempts or procedures, or negligence of others, including, but not limited to, Releasees named below. If Student Participant and Parents of minor Student Participant believe that class/event conditions are unsafe, they shall immediately advise MAG of such conditions and refuse to participate or, if Student Participant is a minor, Parents shall withdraw minor Student Participant from participation.
- Recognizing the risks inherent in MAG activities and the right of Student Participant to refuse to participate, and, if Student Participant is a minor, the Parents' responsibility to withdraw minor Student Participant from participation, Student Participant and we the Parents, hereby fully accept and assume the risks and responsibility for any and all losses and/or damages directly or indirectly arising from or related to any injury, disability, paralysis or death, however caused and whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence of Releasees named below and accordingly HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE MAG, its shareholders, directors, officers, managers, coaches, employees and agents, (herein "Releasees") FROM ALL LIABILITY TO STUDENT PARTICIPANT AND PARENTS, as well as to their respective personal representatives, assigns, executors, heirs and next of kin for any and all claims, demands, losses or damages and any claims or demands arising directly or indirectly from or related to any injury to Student Participant or any of the Parents, including but not limited to partial or total paralysis or death, or damage to property, directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to MAG activities caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of Releasees or otherwise.
WE HAVE READ THIS CONSENT, RELEASE, WAIVER OF LIABILITY, AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT WE HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE, OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO US AND INTEND OUR SIGNATURES TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.