I acknowledge and agree that the Knysna Bull (“the event”), is an endurance mountain bike race, is an extreme sport and that it is inherent in the event that there is the risk of serious injury, illness, death and/or damage to participants, sports and other equipment. I acknowledge that the risks inherent in the event, include, but are not limited to risks arising from my skill and ability as a mountain biker and endurance sport participant, my nutrition and fluid intake, my fitness and health prior to the event, the terrain which the event traverses, road surface, weather conditions, water conditions, vehicular traffic, the actions of other competitors, the event organizers, sponsors and their principals, representatives, agents and assigns. I undertake and agree to seek medical or any other assistance from the event organizers, if I sense or observe and hazard or unsafe condition, or if, at any time, I feel unable to unfit to safely continue participating in the event for any reason. I furthermore undertake to withdraw from participation in the event if advised or instructed by the organizers of the event to do so or if I, at any time, sense or observe any unusual hazard or unsafe condition and I am in any way concerned that it is unsafe for me to continue with the event or if I, in any way feel unable or unfit to safely continue with the event. I appreciate and understand the risks inherent in the event and my participation therein. I accept these risks and confirm that I participate in the event at my own sole and absolute risk. I undertake to follow all the rules of the event and all directions and/or instructions given to me by the organizers of the event and their principals, representatives, agents and assigns.
I understand that I may be photographed and/or filmed before, during and after the event. I agree that the event organizers, sponsors and their principals, representatives, agents and assigns may utilize any photographic, film or video image or likeness of me and my name for any legitimate purpose in connection with the event or future events to be organized by the event organizers.
Whilst reasonable safety and precautionary measures are taken by the event organizers to ensure my safety, the event organizers, sponsors, third party service providers to the event, private landowners who grant access to their property for the purposes of the event and their principals, representatives, agents and assignees (“the parties”) do not accept any responsibility for any claim whatsoever arising from death, injury or loss and/or damage to person or property occasioned as a result of my participation in the event. I accordingly hereby indemnify and hold harmless the parties to the fullest extent possible in law, against any claims occasioned as a result of my participation in the event of whatsoever nature or howsoever caused, including, without limitation, any loss, injury, harm, illness, death or damage of whatsoever nature and howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly out of any act or omission, including negligent acts of negligent omissions by the parties, including any claim for consequential loss of damage, loss of profits or any claim by any of my dependants arising from events related to, in connection with or occasioned as a result of my participation in the event. I Indemnify and hold harmless the organisers, Knysna Bull and all the participant land owners, including but not limited to MTO Forestry, trading as Cape Pine, Garden Route National Parks and SANPARKS, Geo Parkes, Eden Municipality, Bitou Municipality, PG Bison/Steinhoff, Knysna Municipality and Knysna Waterfront, Quay Four, Knysna and Thesen Island Harbour Town against any and all losses, injury, damage, penalties and claims of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising from or connected with my participation in this event and whether or not such claims are caused by act of omission of Knysna Bull, or anyone else.