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.
The road to Sochi for Cartel rider McRae Williams isn't without it's bumps. Last week at the Dew Tour McRae pulled-off a solid 9th place finish after dislocating his shoulder in qualifying. After qualifying for the finals of the Copper Mountain Grand Prix finals on Thursday, McRae is about to face the toughest field of riders to date.