Willie Elam

Disciplines: Snowmobile, SnowmobileFrom: Twin Falls, ID USA USABorn: 08/22/86

About Willie

Willie Elam is a renaissance snowmobiler: He's an accomplished backcountry rider, a successful former snocross racer, and has solid tricks on the ramps. But he's had a string of bad luck at X Games, with no medals in 8 appearances. This year he is going all in as a Best Trick competitor, and will bring a new 12-foot wide, 12.5-foot tall quaterpipe based on the much narrower Moto X Freestyle quarterpipe ramps used at X Games Austin in recent years.

  • XG Aspen 2017 is his 9th X Games appearance; no medals
  • Finished 5th in SMB Freestyle in 2016.
  • Performed in 20+ shows in 2016 with Heath Frisby and the Keith Sayers FMX demo team, including NASCAR races and the Calgary Stampede rodeo fair.
  • Plans to bring a quarterpipe ramp for Best Trick and will attempt an Egg Roll, an off
  • axis backflip transfer first pioneered on dirt bikes by Levi Sherwood.

X Games Medal Count




X Games Competition History

X Games Aspen 2016 SMB Freestyle5th
X Games Aspen 2015 SMB Speed & Style5th
X Games Aspen 2014 SMB Freestyle7th
X Games Aspen 2014 SMB SnoCross22th
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SMB SnoCross18th
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SMB Best Trick5th
Winter X Games Aspen 2013 SMB Speed & Style4th
Winter X 2011 SMB Speed & Style7th
Winter X 2009 SMB SnoCross20th
Winter X 2008 SMB SnoCross10th
Winter X 2006 SMB SnoCross17th