Release and Waiver of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement (Adult Release)

 

In consideration of Kanuga Conferences, Inc., a North Carolina non-profit corporation, its agents, officers, directors, assigns, contractors and/or employees (collectively, “Kanuga”), providing access to and equipment and services related to a variety of outdoor and water recreational activities, I agree as follows:
I understand and agree that (a) the sole proper venue for any dispute in which Kanuga is a party and that may arise out of this Agreement, or otherwise relate to my participation in any of the Activities, shall be Henderson County, North Carolina; (b) the dispute shall be decided, at the sole option of Kanuga, by litigation or arbitration. In the event that Kanuga elects litigation, the venue for any action shall be the Superior Court of Henderson County; (c) this Agreement shall be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of North Carolina, which shall be controlling in all respects and at all times.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT. BY SIGNING IT I AGREE TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE KANUGA FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR CLAIMS FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, SPECIAL DAMAGES, INDIRECT DAMAGES, AND WRONGFUL DEATH RELATING TO MY PARTICIPATION IN ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES, EXCEPT FOR ANY CLAIMS THAT ARE THE DIRECT RESULT OF THE ACTIVE NEGLIGENCE OF KANUGA.
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