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Endurocross: Discourse Community

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Sports have been around since the beginning of time but did you know each sport is its own discourse community? You may now be asking what is a discourse community? A discourse community is a group of people who share information and a way of staying connected with other people for a variety of reasons. I bet you didn’t realize that Endurocross is classified as one, well I’m here to tell you all about its community. Here is some background information in case you don’t know what Endurocross is exactly, it is a challenging sport that requires a lot of hard work and patience along with numerous hours of practice and determination. Each Endurocross rider has different goals but the main goal they all share is to be a great rider. Every rider …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that each sport has its own discourse community. they explain that endurocross is a challenging sport that requires hard work, patience, and determination.
  • Explains that each endurocross rider has different goals but the main goal they all share is to be a great ride. riders (or the general person) set similar goals and strive to reach them.
  • Explains that endurocross riders gain valuable information from their family, who cheers them on and watches them succeed in the sport they love.
  • Explains that there are many different genres of endurocross, including jumps, crashes, and passing the last person in front of you and getting that 1st place trophy. the most exciting things happen toward the end of the race.
  • Explains that in endocross the rules are pretty much endless because there are so many different types of machines.
  • Explains that they have been involved in the discourse community off and on all of their life. endurocross is the easiest for them to write about.
  • Explains that discourse communities can be found in every shape, form, and fashion all over the world. some communities are exciting while others are mild.

But there are also things that are very scary. There is always that small possibility of getting hurt in whatever you do but in Endurocross the possibility is a little larger. You can lose control in mid jump and crash hard which causes some to be knocked unconscious, you could end up in a pile up, or your bike could simply just stop working and someone hits you. Most of the time place the most exciting things happen toward the end of the race when two racers are going head to head trying to …show more content…

In Endocross the rules are pretty much endless because there are so many different types of machines you can find the complete list of rules at http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/Rules.aspx. These rules are made to make sure that every rider is treated equal and fair no matter of the type of machine you have, the size of your motor or whether or not you are male or female. You may be asking, “What is my role in this discourse community?” Well I have been involved in this discourse community off and on all of my life. Every time I am at the races I always have fun for me it is a way of reliving my stress. I don’t race alone, I race with my father which is great because I get to spend time with him and we always make memories that will last a lifetime. I am involved in numerous other discourse communities but Endurocross is the easiest for me to write about. As you might be aware discourse communities can be found in every shape, form, and fashion all over the world. Some communities can be exciting while others are just mild, every community differs in many ways but in other ways they can relate to each other. I belong to the Endurocross community and I so glad to be part of such an amazing community. That is my discourse community... So What’s

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