READ EACH SECTION OF THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY BEFORE SIGNING OR INITIALING YOUR NAME. CHOOSING TO SIGN THIS WAIVER RESULTS IN YOUR GIVING UP CERTAIN VALUABLE LEGAL RIGHTS TO SUE JOSE RAMON PEREZ MARTINEZ, TRADING AS ZERO GRAVITY PARAPENTE S.L., ITS EMPLOYEES, AND INSTRUCTORS, AS WELL AS THE OWNER AND MANUFACTURER OF ANY EQUIPMENT, USED AND THE OWNER OF ANY LAND UTILISED FOR PARAGLIDING ACTIVITIES, FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES OR DEATH YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF THE TRAINING, EQUIPMENT OR SUPERVISION PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH PARAGLIDING ACTIVITIES.
In consideration of ZERO GRAVITY PARAPENTE S.L. all here in after referred to as “the school”, allowing yourself, here in after referred to as “the participant”, to utilize facilities and participate in paragliding and it’s associated activities, it is agreed that:
1. ASSUMPTION OF RISK
The participant is fully aware that paragliding and all associated activities is a calculated risk sport and contains inherent risks and dangers, including serious injury or death. The participant knows and understands the scope, nature, and extent of the risks involved in the activities contemplated by this agreement. The participant voluntarily and freely chooses to incur any and all such risks and dangers.PARAGLIDING IS A DANGEROUS SPORT .
2. EXEMPTION FROM LIABILITY
The participant hereby fully and forever discharges and releases the school, it’s owners or directors, employees, instructors, equipment manufacturers, and owners of land used for paragliding activities from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever arising out of any damages, both in law and equity, in any way resulting from personal injuries, conscious suffering, death, or property damages sustained by participant arising out of training, paraglide flights, or any other vehicle operation, parachute or otherwise, or any other device of the school while on the ground or in flight, or while participating in any of the activities contemplated by this release. Exemption from liability includes loss, damage, or injury from negligence of the school or any other causes.
The school does not provide any insurance, either medical or liability, for any incident which may arise as a result of participation in any phase of paragliding or paragliding instruction/training. WARNING: Any and all paragliding equipment is specifically not warranted as being merchantable. Paragliding training programs are not licensed by any governmental agency. The school is a member of several international formal and informal groups and associations who have various training procedures. The school is the sole proponent for our program.
I (participant) agree to pay for all damages to or loss of equipment belonging to the school, resulting from my use. I understand that I am paying for instruction in the sport of paragliding and that does not guarantee my right to fly.
5. HEALTH AND FITNESS FOR TRAINING AND PARAGLIDING
Paragliding is a strenuous physical and mental activity. We recommend a complete physical examination prior to paragliding. All participants agree to refrain from taking any drug including alcohol for 8 hours prior to engaging in paragliding activities. I testify that I am physically able and do not now or have suffered from any conditions that could affect my ability to participate in the sport of Paragliding. These include but are not limited to Epilepsy, Diabetes, Vertigo, Dizziness or any heart condition etc.
6. FLYING CONDITIONS & LOST DAYS
I (participant) understand that the instructor's decision to cease flying or terminate the course of any pilot & student for whatever reason to be final and binding. I understand that deliberate failure to comply with instructions concerning flying and general conduct throughout the course may result in expulsion without recompense. For safety, the instructors reserve the right to refuse to train any person they consider unfit, ill-prepared or improperly equipped in any way to continue his/her tuition.
Every care is taken to select appropriate overseas venues to give the best possible flying conditions. However, it’s not possible to guarantee the weather for Paragliding, for this reason, we try to organize alternative activities. Our aim, on all type of courses, is to complete as many tasks as possible. If some tasks are not completed, because of bad weather or participant's illness or injury, it is possible to complete on a different day, until qualification. If a minimum of 3 days training is not achieved, we will time credit up to a maximum of 3 days, to be taken in the school within 6 months of course commencement.The laws of Spain shall apply to this contract.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS AND IMPLICATIONS, AND SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL. I AM COMPLETELY AWARE THAT THE FINAL DECISION RESTS WITH ME, THE PILOT. I CONSIDER MYSELF PHYSICALLY FIT ENOUGH TO COMPLETE THIS PARAGLIDING COURSE.