Informed Consent and Acknowledgement
I acknowledge that, as in all sports and exercise, there is an element of risk and that I am physically and medically capable of participating in skating activities. In consideration of the acceptance of my application and permission to participate in the Learn to Speedskate Program, and in any of the Buffalo Speed Skating Club events, activities, or training sessions.
I myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns RELEASE, WAIVE and FOR-EVER DISCHARGE the Buffalo Speed Skating Club, it’s organizers and coaches, US Speedskating, Cazenovia Ice Rink, Cazenovia Park Youth Hockey As-sociation, Riverside Ice Rink, City of Buffalo, South Buffalo Community Association, Hasek’s Heroes, The Northtown Center, Town of Amherst and all other associations, sanctioning bodies and sponsor-ing companies, and all their respective agents, officials, servants, contractors, representatives, and assigns of and from all claims, demands, damage cots, expense, actions, and causes of action, OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, 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 any event organized by the team, whether as a spectator, participant, competitor, or otherwise, whether prior to, during or subsequent to the event and notwithstanding the same may have been contributed to or by negligence of any of the aforesaid.
I further undertake to skate safely and wear protective equipment at all times. All skaters must wear an ANSI/SNELL certified helmet, cut resistant neck guard, knee pads and full fingered gloves.
By attending BSC paractices and events, I consent to having photos and/or videos taken of me. The photographs and/or videos may be used for the purposes of coaching, advertising, editorial or other promotional work, and for any other purpose whatsoever. They may be use in any and all media worldwide including online now or hereafter known.
I herby release to the BSC all rights to exhibit in print and electronic form publicly or privately and to market copies. I waive any rights, claims or interest I may have to control the use of my identity or likeness in the photographs and/or video and agree that any uses decribed herin may be made without compensation or additional consideration of me.