Note worthy: Plushenko, Rochette, and Buttle are in the line-ups.
Mens are exciting with Chan, Kozuka, Takahashi, and Plushenko.
Among the participants are two reigning and 3 former World Champions. Almost all are current or former World medalists.
Japan: Ando, Suzuki, Kozuka, Takahashi.
N. America: Czisney, Rochette, Chan, Buttle.
Europe: Korpi, Meier, Plushenko, Gachinski.