Liability Waiver and Equipment Rental Policy

**Read before signing**
I acknowledge that I have read and agree that:

1.  I hereby certify that I am at least 18 years of age; am able to operate this equipment and understand the equipment's function; that I know how to swim, and that I am not under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  I have read this release of liability, waiver of legal rights and assumption of risk.  I fully understand its contents.  I sign this waiver freely and voluntarily without any inducement and agree to be bound by it.   I accept the equipment, as is, for my use and rental.  I accept that there are no warranties applicable to the rental or lease of the equipment and all warranties expressed are implied or excluded.  I accept that I will personally examine the equipment prior to my use and report any issues or flaws that I may find unsafe for use.
  I accept full responsibility for the full retail value of any equipment that is lost, stolen, damaged or otherwise not returned in the same condition it was originally rented to me. 
I agree to return all rental equipment by the agreed time and date or I will incure a late fee.  I agree to wear an approved personal floatation device and leash at all times. 
I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.  I agree to take full responsibility for any injuries, claims, costs and judgements that I may inflict on others. 
I agree that I am responsibile for the loss or damage of my personal belongings.  In consideratin of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows.
A)  I waive, release, and discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me or my travelling to and from this event the following entities:  Falcona Longpaddles and their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives and agents, the event sponsors and event volunteers.
B) indemnify and hold harmless all entities or persons mentioned in tis paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result o my actions during this event.  I agree to have my email added to the mailing list, in which I will have the option to opt out if I choose at a later time.  Falcona  Longpaddles does not sell your data.  I also consent to any commercial uses of my image and or identity by Falcona Longpaddles, without compensation or payment to me.
I accept that there are no warranties applicable to the rental or lease of the equipment.  There are significant elements of risk in any adventure, sport, or activity
associated with water sports and the outdoors. Although Falcona Longpaddles has taken reasonable steps to provide me with appropriate equipment and guidelines, I
understand that the activity is not without certain risk.

2. The risk of injury from the activity is significant, including the potential for
permanent paralysis and death. I am aware that the activity entails risks of
injury or death. I understand that unknown or unanticipated risks may result in
injury, illness, or death, as a result of participation in the activity.

3. I knowingly and freely assume all such risks, both known and unknown, even
arising from the negligence of the releases or others, and assume full
responsibility for my participation.

4. I assume full responsibility for any bodily injury, accident, illness, death, and loss of or damage to personal property as a result of any accident which may occur while renting. I agree to pay for damage to any equipment that resulted from my rental.

5. I acknowledge that I have read this release of liability and assumption of risk
agreement and fully understand its terms. I hereby forever fully release, waive,
discharge, and hold harmless Falcona Longpaddles and its agents and/or employees, from all liability - included but not limited to: any and all claims, demands, losses, and liability arising out of or related to any injury, disability, or death I may suffer, orloss or damage to person or property, as related to the undersigned, his/her personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin.

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