Here is an article that talks about the skaters competing in the competition from the Canadian Press. A short excerpt about Mao:

"She put her triple Axel through the grind at training Tuesday, noting that she launched into the jump 17 times during practice. Asada said she felt even stronger than at the nationals"

http://www.google.com/hostednews/can...1w9kS1GKao7RZw