TO: CrossFit GT (GT ATHLETICS)., owners, volunteers, directors, officers, employees, trainers, instructors, agents, officials, independent contractors, servants, representatives, successors and assigns (hereinafter referred to as “CFGT”)
In this agreement:
a) the term “ATHLETIC ACTIVITY OR “ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES” includes but is not limited to personal training, fitness classes, team or individual competitions, fitness assessments, use of facilities, observation of athletic activities, CrossFit, Olympic lifting, powerlifting, strongman training or competitions, gymnastics, strength conditioning, metabolic conditioning, plyometrics, interval training, bodyweight conditioning, bouldering, rope climbing, macro climbing, stretching, outdoor running on trails or sidewalks, sports, and programs, clinics, seminars, and services provided to the athlete by CFGT.
b) the term “INJURY” shall refer to all forms of physical, mental, and emotional injury in any way related to athletic activity and transportation activities including, but not limited to: death, breaks, strains, lacerations, dislocations, exercise induced rhabomyolisis, heart failure, concussion, frostbite, hypothermia, heat illness, dehydration, trauma, anxiety, and fears.
CrossFit GT (GT ATHLETICS.). and their owners, volunteers, directors, officers, employees, trainers, instructors, agents, officials, independent contractors, servants, representatives, successors and assigns (hereafter referred to as CFGT) are not responsible for any death, injury, loss, or damage of any kind suffered by any person while using CFGT facilities, participating in or watching CFGT activities, caused in any manner whatsoever including, but not limited to, the negligence of CFGT.
I am aware that athletic activities have inherent dangers and risks including but not limited to the potential for serious personal injury or
death caused by any CFGT athletic activities or any condition of the facilities or equipment of CFGT, some of which include:
a. transient light-headedness, fainting, abnormal blood pressure, chest discomfort, muscle cramps, muscle soreness, pain, discomfort, fatigue, nausea, heart failure, exercise induced rhabdomyolisis, and so forth;
b. all manner of injury resulting from slipping or falling, either roped or unroped, while jumping, skipping, running, walking, lifting, climbing, and impacting against the floor, walls, equipment, other athletes, or any permanent or temporary fixtures or equipment;
c. abrasion, entanglement, lacerations, bruising, dislocation, and other injuries resulting from activities on or near stands, racks, weight bars, pullup bars, walls, ropes, cargo nets, medicine balls, and plyo boxes;
d. injuries resulting from falling athletes or objects such as weights, dumbbells, bars, medicine balls, ropes, and so forth or by any objects dropped by other persons conducting athletic activities or assisting others;
e. failure of the equipment, racks, stands, bars, attachments, anchors, ropes, harnesses;
And, I do hereby further acknowledge and agree:
a. that the athletic activities I am participating in requires a very high degree of effort and skill, are designed to be high intensity, and are intended to maximally challenge my cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, speed, power, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy;
b. that I will honestly represent my level of fitness, health, nutrition, use of medication, medical history, and current physical, mental, and medical condition to CFGT;
c. that although CFGT takes steps to reduce the risks and increase the safety of all athletic activities, it is not possible for CFGT to make these athletic activities completely safe;
d. that I am personally responsible for my preparation prior to athletic activities, my concentration and attention during these athletic activities, and for my post activity rest and recovery;
e. that I will learn and obey the rules and regulations of CFGT, and that I will follow the instructions and directions of CFGT during athletic activities;
f. that I will inform CFGT immediately should I feel any pain, discomfort, fatigue, nausea or other symptoms that I may suffer during and immediately after athletic activities.
g. that I may stop participating at any time and that I may be directed to stop by CFGT should I display noticeable signs of distress.
h. that I consent to receive first aid and medical treatment by the CFGT in the event of an accident, injury or illness during athletic activity.
i. that CFGT may videotape, audiotape, or photograph you for instructional and promotional purposes without payment of any kind to you and without further notice to you or permission from you.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
In consideration of CFGT, allowing me to participate in CFGT Athletic Activities, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is acknowledged, I hereby agree as follows:
|1. TO WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS that I have or may have in the future against CFGT and their owners, volunteers, directors, officers, employees, trainers, instructors, agents, officials, independent contractors, servants, representatives, successors and assigns (all of whom are hereinafter referred to as the “RELEASEES”) and TO RELEASE THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any loss, damage, expense or injury including death that I may suffer or that my next of kin may suffer as a result of my participation in climbing and transportation activity, DUE TO ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE, ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, AND INCLUDING THE FAILURE ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES TO SAFEGUARD OR PROTECT ME FROM THE RISKS, DANGERS AND HAZARDS OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES.|
2. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any property damage or personal injury to any third party resulting from my participation in Athletic Activities;
3. TO HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE RELEASEES from any and all liability for any costs they may incur for medical costs, emergency transportation, and litigation resulting from my participation in Athletic Activities;
4. That this Agreement shall be effective and binding upon my heirs, next of kin, executors, administrators, assigns and representatives, in the event of my death or incapacity;
5. This Agreement and any rights, duties and obligations as between the parties to this Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted solely in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and no other jurisdiction; and
6. Any litigation involving the parties to this Agreement shall be brought solely within the Province of Ontario and shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Ontario.
In entering into this Agreement I am not relying on any oral or written representations or statements made by the Releasees with respect to the safety of athletic activities other than what is set forth in this Agreement.
I CONFIRM THAT I AM THE FULL AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS AND I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THIS AGREEMENT PRIOR TO SIGNING IT, AND I AM AWARE THAT BY SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT I AM WAIVING CERTAIN LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH I OR MY HEIRS, NEXT OF KIN, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES MAY HAVE AGAINST THE RELEASES.