Agreement of Assumption of Risk, Indemnification, Release, Photo release, and Consent for Emergency Treatment
Assumption of Risks:
I understand that paddleboarding by its very nature includes certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. The specific risks vary, but range from from minor injuries such as scratches, bruises, and sprains, to major injuries such as serious injury. I understand and appreciate the risks that are inherent in paddleboarding. My participation is voluntary and I knowingly assume all such risks.
Hold Harmless, Indemnity, and Release:
In consideration of Small Ocean LLC, dba Paddleboard Specialists teaching me to paddleboard, I agree, for myself, my heirs, personal representatives or assigns, to defend, hold harmless, imdemnify and release Small Ocean LLC dba Paddleboard Specialists, its officers, employees, agents, from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, or causes of action of any sort on account of damage to personal property, or personal injury, or death which may result from my participation in the above listed activity. This release includes claims based on the negligence of Small Ocean LLC, dba Paddleboard Specialists and its officers, employees, agents, and volunteers, but expressly does not include claims based on their intentional misconduct or gross negligence. I understand that by agreeing to this clause I am releasing claims and giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue.
Consent for Emergency Treatment:
I authorize Small Ocean LLC, dba Paddleboard Specialists and its designated representatives to consent, on my behalf to any emergency medical/hospital care or treatment to be rendered upon the advice of any licensed physician. I agree to be responsible for all necessary charges incurred by any hospitalization or treatment rended pursuant to this authorization.
I authorize Small Ocean LLC dba Paddleboard Specialists to utilize any video or still photography taken during lessons, clinics and events for use in their print, email and web use.