As of Friday, June 22nd, Rice was in 38th place out of 107 bikers, despite injuring his ankle in a minor crash.
A College Station man has started a race down the continental divide and he's doing it in the memory of those who died in the PHI helicopter crash in 2008.
The race started Friday morning in Banff, Canada four years to the day that the PHI crew tragically lost their life.
Billy Rice is off to a good start and Friday his father sent us these pictures of Billy starting his 2700 mile ride from Canada to the Mexican border.
You can keep up with Billy through a GPS tracker he'll be wearing throughout the race.
We've got a link to Billy's tracker below.