In consideration for Ozark Off Road Cyclists (OORC) allowing the undersigned to participate in this event:
I, Your Name, for myself, my representatives, heirs and assigns hereby FOREVER RELEASE AND DISCHARGE OORC, its members,directors and event volunteers (hereafter Releasees) from any and all liabilities, claims, demands or causes or action that I may hereafter have for any injuries or damages arising out of my participation in this mountain biking event, including but not limited to losses CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES, or by hidden, latent, or obvious defects on the trails and obstacles over which the event passes.
I understand and acknowledge that mountain biking activities in general, and particularly mountain bike challenges, have inherent dangers that no amount of care, caution, instruction or expertise can eliminate. I EXPRESSLY AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK OF DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE SUSTAINED WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT, including but not limited to variations or changes in surface, lighting or weather conditions, or by hidden, latent, or obvious defects in the equipment used. I also recognize that other participants may pose a danger to me and I VOLUNTARILY ACCEPT ALL RISKS connected with or arising from my participation in this event, whether or not incidental to my participation in this event, and whether from known or unknown causes.
I HAVE DETERMINED that any equipment I use for the sport of mountain biking is adequate and appropriate for use in this activity. I also understand and accept that neither OORC, nor any of the event volunteers will make any evaluation nor determination of my abilities nor the appropriateness of any portion of my equipment.
As an EXPRESS CONDITION of being permitted to participate in this event, I acknowledge that I have participated in mountain bike
challenge rides of this type. I realize that the trail conditions are unpredictable, the trails traverse remote areas inaccessible to motorized equipment and that there is extreme danger participating in this event. I assume all responsibility for any personal injuries that may occur or emergency rescue operations that may be needed. I in no way expect nor hold responsible the OORC, their members or volunteers for the treatment of such injuries nor rescue from such injuries. I know, fully appreciate, and understand the scope, nature and exte nt of the risks involved in mountain bike challenge rides. I VOLUNTARILY AND FREELY CHOOSE TO INCUR ALL RISKS AND DANGERS.
As a further express condition of being permitted to participate in this event, I agree, for myself and for my heirs, assigns and representatives not to sue OORC, its members, officers or event volunteers, and not to initiate or assist the prosecution of any claim for damages or cause of action which I or my heirs, assigns or representatives may have by reason of my suffering any personal injury, death or damage or destruction to my property arising from participation in this event.
I agree for myself and my heirs, representatives and assigns to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS RELEASSEES from any and all losses, claims, actions, causes or action, or proceedings of any kind which may be initiated by myself or by any other person or organization, including demands for damages, judgments, costs, loss of services or expenses, arising from the activities contemplated by this agreement,including but not limited to reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Releasees herein.