R19, 2020-05-01

NOTE: Smoky Mountain River Rat does not accept paper waivers, please submit electronically.

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River Rat Release of Liability

In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way, in the Smoky Mountain River Rat, Inc., d/b/a River Rat Program, its related events and activities, I the undersigned, acknowledge, appreciate and agree that:

*** US Coast Guard Law: life jacket laws: All River Rat customers are required to take a life jacket on the water. Those 12 years and younger are required to wear the life jackets at all time.***

  • The risk of injury from the activities involved in this program is significant, including the potential for permanent paralysis and death, and while particular skills, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce the risk, the risk of serious injury does exist and,
  • I KNOWLINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and I assume full responsibility for my participation; and
  • I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation. If, however, I observe any unusual, significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the company immediately; and
  • I willingly agree to comply with the inherent risks of physical participation in any and all rope swings, jump rocks, and other extra activities on the river.
  • I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS, Smoky Mountain River Rat, Inc., d/b/a River Rat Program, their officers, officials, agents and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used for the activity (“Releasees”), the United States and the State of Tennessee, WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL INJURY, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to persons or property associated with my presence or participation, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • I expressly acknowledge that naturally occurring disease processes (including but not limited to the currently widespread coronavirus) occur in all environments in which this activity takes place. I acknowledge that,
    while Smoky Mtn River Rat, Inc. has taken reasonable measures to avoid contact, transmittal or contamination of the virus between people (including guests/participants, employees, and other third parties) that it is ultimately my responsibility to safeguard myself and others. I understand and agree that, if I choose to participate in the activity, Smoky Mtn River Rat Inc., cannot and will not have any legal liabilities toward me if I contract the virus.

Finally, I hereby irrevocably consent to and authorize, Smoky Mountain River Rat, Inc., d/b/a River Rat Program to use and reproduce any and all photographs and videos taken of me for any purpose whatsoever, without further compensation to me. All such photographs and videos, including negatives and the like are solely the property of Smoky Mountain River Rat, Inc., d/b/a River Rat.

I have read this Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement, and fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it, and sign it freely and voluntarily without any inducement.

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