Some would argue that even in an Olympic year that X Games is the ultimate contest on the calendar. McRae was the only skier in Slopestyle's eight man final that isn't going to the Olympics, but showed the viewers and the US Team coaches why he should have had the nod.
Catch McRae today in the X Games Ski Slopestyle Elminator round at 12:30 Eastern Time while he makes his bid on a place in the final. At the moment the weather is good and the course is looking pristine so we're excited to see McRae's run.
TIGNES, France — McRae Williams won gold in the Men’s Ski Slopestyle finals on the Jeep Slopestyle course on Thursday at X Games Tignes, claiming his first X Games medal after failing to qualify for finals in January at X Games Aspen 2013. “I woke up with butterflies this morning,” Williams said after the competition. [...]
Aspen Snowmass put together this tasty little edit of team rider McRae Williams and fellow X Games competitor Matt Walker familiarising themselves with the X Games slopestyle course. McRae and his Antidogmas look to have the course on lock so fingers crossed for the Slopestyle Eliminators on Friday.