Acknowledgement Waiver and Release from Liability
I HEREBY ASSUME THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING IN ALL ASHEVILLE TRIATHLON CLUB
(“the club”) FUNCTIONS OF EVERY KIND. I acknowledge that triathlons and Club events are an
extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carry with them the potential for death, serious
injury, and property loss.
I certify that I am in good health and I am physically fit; I have sufficiently trained for participation in such
events and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical professional; and I suffer from no
physical impairment which would limit my participation in any Club athletic or social function. I
acknowledge that my statements on this Acknowledgement Waiver and Release from Liability (“AWRL”)
are being accepted by the Club and are being relied upon by USA Triathlon and the Club and its organizers,
administrators, and officers in permitting me to participate in any organized Club function. In
consideration of allowing me to become a Club member and allowing me to participate in organized Club
functions I hereby irrevocably take the following action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs,
next of kin, successors, and assigns: a) I AGREE to abide by the competitive Rules adopted by USA
Triathlon, including the Medical Control Rules, as they may be amended from time to time, and I
acknowledge that my Club membership may be revoked or suspended for violation of the Competitive
Rules; b) I WAIVE, RELEASE, ABD DISCHARGE from any and all claims or liabilities for death ,
personal injury, property damage, theft, damages, or loss of any kind, which may arise out of or relate to
my membership in the Club, my participation in, or my traveling to or from any Club athletic or social
function, THE FOLLOWING PERSONS OR ENTITIES: Asheville Triathlon Club, Club members, Club
sponsors, Club attorneys, volunteers, USA Triathlon, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives
and agents of any of the above ; c) I AGREE NOT TO SUE any persons or entities mentioned above for
any of the claims or liabilities I have waived, released, or discharged herein; and d) I AGREE TO
INDEMNIFY, DEFEND, AND HOLD HARMLESS the persons or entities mentioned above form all
damages, costs, and expenses of any kind including attorney fees that arise from or are related to my
membership in the Club, my participation in , or my traveling to or from any Club activity.
By signing below, I hereby authorize the club to include my name in the newsletter and on the website.
I also grant the Club express permission to use photographs of myself in the Club newsletter, Club website,
or promotional materials and for submission to newspaper articles and to Club sponsors.
I HEREBY AFFIRM THAT I AM EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, I HAVE READ THIS
DOCUMENT, AND I UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS.