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Do Firewalkers need to sign a waiver before walking?

We do ask everyone to sign a waiver, yes. More than anything, this is to get it absolutely clear in EVERYONES head exactly what they are doing.

The event is of course run by experts and professionals, and it is fully insured up to £10m. Rather surprisingly, the insurance company considers firewalking to be safer than most sports, such as five a side football.

The waiver is signed electronically during the seminar.

Here is the text of our waiver in advance, so you can review it. It may of course be different at the event so please do review it.

Firewalk and Other activities Waiver Form

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.

I understand that my participation in the Firewalk and other activities is completely voluntary, I do so under my own free will and at my own risk.

I confirm that I am not taking part in the Firewalk and other activities as a means of self-harm.

I agree to hold The Firewalk Experience, and all subsidiaries and affiliates, completely harmless of all liability if I sustain injury.

I understand that no assurance guaranteeing my safety is being made.

I understand that I have the right to decline participation at any time during the Firewalk, and other activities.

I confirm that I have been advised that I should not take part in the Firewalk and other activities whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

I understand that Firewalk and other activities holds inherent risk.

By signing this form, I release any and all photographs and/or film of myself that may be obtained during the Firewalk and other activities and be used for promotional purposes.

My signature indicates that I have read and understood everything contained in this waiver.

Signed …………………………………..
Name …………………………………….
Date ……………………………………….

 

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