Waiver and Release
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Please accept my application to take part in the active programs of the Ottawa Triathlon Club (OTC) and Ottawa Swimming. I hereby state I have conditioned myself to participate in the activities of these clubs.
I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, AND FOREVER DISCHARGE the OTC, Ottawa Fit Ltd., Ottawa Swimming, Geordie McConnell (organizer), The City of Ottawa, and all other associations, sanctioning bodies and sponsoring companies, and elected and appointed officials, successors and assigns, OF AND FROM ALL claims, demands, damages, costs, expenses, actions and causes of action, whether in law or equity, in respect of death, injury, loss or damage to my person or property HOWSOEVER CAUSED, arising or to arise by reason of my participation in the said organization and it's programs and events, whether as spectator, participant, competitor, or otherwise, whether prior to, during or subsequent to the programs and events, AND NOTWITHSTANDING that same may have been contributed to or occasioned by the negligence of the aforesaid.
I FURTHER HEREBY UNDERTAKE TO HOLD AND SAFE HARMLESS AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY all of the afore said from and against any and all liability incurred by any or all of them arising as a result of, or in any way connected with my participation in the said programs and events.
Further, I understand the risks of injury and illness (ex: communicable diseases such as MRSA, influenza, and COVID-19) from the activities involved in this program are significant, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death, and while particular rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce these risks, I understand the risks of serious injury and illness do exist and I RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE the afore said from any liability related to such injury and illness;
Further, I hereby agree to periodic mailings both electronic and physical from said organizations only. Personal information collected by said organizations is for registration purposes only, and will not be shared with other companies or organizations.
Further I hereby grant full permission to any and all the foregoing to use any photography, video tapes, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of club workouts and events for promotional purposes.
BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I ACKNOWLEDGE HAVING READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO THE ABOVE WAIVER, RELEASE and INDEMNITY. I WARRANT that I am physically fit to participate in the sport of triathlon and all training associated to preparation for the sport.