The list of competitors for Skate America is as follows:
- For the men: Kevin Reynolds (CAN), Shawn Sawyer (CAN), Jialiang Wu (CHN), Tomas Verner (CZE), Florent Amodio (FRA), Yasuharu Nanri (JPN), Andrei Lutai (RUS), Igor Macypura (SLO), Adrian Schultheiss (SWE), Ryan Bradley (USA), Evan Lysacek (USA) and Brandon Mroz (USA) Note: Takahito Mura from Japan withdrew and was replaced by Igor Macypura of Slovakia.
- For the ladies: Elena Glebova (EST), Susanna Poykio (FIN), Elene Gedevanishvili (GEO), Sarah Hecken (GER), Julia Sebestyen (HUN), Fumie Suguri (JPN), Yu-Na Kim (KOR), Joshi Helgesson (SWE), Tugba Karademir (TUR), Emily Hughes (USA), Rachael Flatt (USA) and Alexe Gilles (USA) Note: Sasha Cohen withdrew on November 9 due to injuries and was replaced by Emily Hughes.
- For the pairs teams: Meagan Duhamel/Craig Buntin (CAN), Xue Shen/Hongbo Zhao (CHN), Dan Zhang/Hao Zhang (CHN), Stacey Kemp/David King (GBR), Tatiana Volosozhar/Stanislav Morozov (UKR), Brooke Castile/Benjamin Okolski (USA), Amanda Evora/Mark Ladwig (USA) and Keauna McLaughlin/Rockne Brubaker (USA)
- For the ice dance teams: Caitlin Mallroy/Kristian Rand (EST), Xiaoyang Yu and Chen Wang (CHN), Zoe Blanc/Pierre-Loup Bouquet (FRA), Alexandra Zaretski/Roman Zaretski (ISR), Anna Cappellini/Luca LaNotte (ITA), Kristina Gorshkova/Vitali Butikov (RUS), Jana Khokhlova/Sergei Novitski (RUS), Tanith Belbin/Benjamin Agosto (USA), Madison Chock/Greg Zuerlein (USA) and Kimberly Navarro/Brent Bommentre (USA) Note: Isabelle Delobel and Olivier Schoenfelder from France withdrew and were replaced by Xiaoyang Yu and Chen Wang from China.
And as usual, if you're a subscriber to icenetwork, for $30, you can catch all the action live on icenetwork.com. All times are Eastern:FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009
3:00 p.m.: Compulsory dance
7:30 p.m.: Pairs short program
9:00 p.m.: Men's short program
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009
2:00 p.m.: Original dance
3:45 p.m.: Pairs free skate
7:00 p.m.: Ladies short program
9:00 p.m.: Men's free skate
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
2:00 p.m.: Ladies free skate
4:30 p.m.: Free dance
AND...The ladies free skate will be broadcast live on NBC on Sunday, November 15 from 2-4 p.m. (EST).