Skate America in Detroit is set for Oct. 18 – 20, 2013 at the Joe Louis Arena. This will be three wonderful days of competition in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance. Competitors will include 52 world-class skaters, some of whom will be competing at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Skaters for Team USA will include Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the reigning World champions. Jason Brown, the 2013 World Junior silver medalist, has accepted an invitation to skate in the event. Reigning champion, Evan Lysacek will be unable to compete due to injury. International skaters include 2010 Olympic ladies silver medalist Mao Asada and men’s bronze medalist Daisuke Takahashi of Japan, and the 2013 World pairs champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia.
For more information about this event, visit http://www.2013skateamerica.com.