Terms of Service
NORTH AMERICAN AIRLINES SKI FEDERATION PARTICIPANT RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS, ASSUMPTION OF RISKS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (“Agreement”)
In consideration of the services of North American Airlines Ski Federation, and it’s agents, sponsors, operators,
officers, directors, volunteers, independent contractors, participants, employees, insurers and all other persons or entities
acting in any capacity on its behalf (hereinafter collectively referred to as “NAASF”), I hereby agree to release and
discharge NAASF on behalf of myself, my parents, my heirs, assigns, personal representative(s) and estate as follows:
- INHERENT RISKS: I acknowledge that alpine skiing, snowboarding, associated training, racing, coaching
and participating as a volunteer in any assigned capacity ("NAASF activity") are action sports carrying inherent
risk of serious personal injury, death or property damage. I also know that there are natural, mechanical 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 to others. I acknowledge that the inherent risks associated with
this sport cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity and therefore there is no
guarantee of safety while participating in any NAASF activity.
I agree that I am alone and ultimately responsible for (a) my safety while acting as a volunteer for, or
participating in any NAASF Activity and (b) providing, utilizing and maintaining the equipment
necessary for the safe enjoyment of my participation in such events and specifically acknowledge that
the following persons or entities including North American Airlines Ski Federation, the promoters,
the sponsors, the organizers, the promoter clubs, volunteer, representative, officer, director,
employee member or affiliate of any person or entity named above are not responsible for my safety.
- EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK : I expressly agree and promise to accept and assume all of the risks
associated with all NAASF Activities. My participation in this sport is voluntary and I elect to participate in
spite of the risks.
- RELEASE AND WAIVER OF RIGHTS INCLUDING CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE : I specifically RELEASE
and DISCHARGE in advance, all parties from any liability, whether known or unknown, even though the liability,
may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of persons or entities mentioned above. I agree to accept
all responsibility for the risks, conditions and hazards that may occur whether they now are known or unknown.
Being fully aware of the risks, conditions and hazards of the proposed activity as a competitor, coach, or volunteer I
HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE RELEASE AND DISCHARGE any and all claims for damages for death, personal
injury or property damage which I may have or which may hereafter accrue to me as a result of any participation in
NAASF activity against any person or entity identified above whether such injury or damage was foreseeable or
not, including such claims regarding the design or condition of any equipment utilized by me in such competitive
events without regard to whether such equipment is specified or recommended by such persons or entities above.
- INDEMNITY: I further agree to forever HOLD HARMLESS and INDEMNIFY all persons or entities
identified above, generally and specifically, from any and all liability for death, personal injury or property
damage, resulting in any way from my participating in competitive events or training for competitive
- PERSONAL SKILL AND INSURANCE: I certify that I have sufficient skill and fitness to participate in
all activities offered by and associated with NAASF. I further certify that I have no medical, mental or
physical conditions which could interfere with my safety or ability to participate in these activities, or else I
am willing to assume and bear the cost of all risks that may be created, directly or indirectly, by any such
condition. I currently have, and I agree to maintain throughout the time that I participate, valid and sufficient
medical and accident insurance. I understand that this medical insurance is my sole responsibility and release all
persons and entities identified above from providing this coverage for me.
- NOT AN EMPLOYEE: As a member or volunteer for NAASF, this will not cause me to believe, have
forethought, or in any way be considered an employee, and shall not entitle me to any other benefits including
Worker’s Compensation Insurance.
- FORUM SELECTION, SEVERABILITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, WARRANTY WAIVER: In the event I
file a lawsuit against NAASF agree to do so solely in the State of Utah, and I further agree that the law of that
state shall apply in that action without regard to the conflict of law rules of that state and I hereby irrevocably
waive any other jurisdiction or venue to which I or my estate might otherwise have been entitled. I agree to submit
to the jurisdiction of the Utah courts . I agree that if any portion of this agreement/contract is found to be void or
unenforceable, the remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect; this document is intended to be
interpreted as broadly as possible. A copy of this release contract can be used as if it were the original. I
understand that this document constitutes the entire Agreement and that it cannot be modified or changed in any
way by representations or statements of any nature outside of this document. I am also waiving any claims I might
have for breach of contract or warranty for statements or representations made outside of this release contract.
I will accept and abide by the rules and regulations of NAASF, and
any other rules or regulations imposed by the organizers of any particular event.
By signing this document, I acknowledge that if anyone is hurt or killed or property is damaged during my
participation in or during NAASF activities I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to
maintain a lawsuit against NAASF on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein. This
Agreement shall be binding upon my heirs and assigns.
I HAVE HAD SUFFICIENT OPPORTUNITY TO READ THIS ENTIRE DOCUMENT.
I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD IT, AND I AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS.