Excerpt from Skate Canada's preview of Skate Canada Challenge http://www.skatecanada.ca/AboutUs/Ne...S/Default.aspx:
Among the competitors are national team members Paige Lawrence, 22, Kennedy, Sask., and Rudi Swiegers, 25, Kipling, Sask., who will compete in the senior pair discipline. They are the current Canadian bronze medalists. Canadian bronze medalist and recent winner of the 2012 Skate Canada International, Kaetlyn Osmond, 16, Marystown, Nfld., will compete in the senior ladies discipline which she won for the first time in 2012.
Other notable contenders are national team members, Elladj Baldé, 21, Pierrefonds, Que., in senior men, Adriana DeSanctis, 24, Barrie, Ont., in senior ladies, and Alexandra Paul, 21, Barrie, Ont., and Mitchell Islam, 22, Barrie, Ont., in senior ice dance. In addition three-time Canadian Champion Emanuel Sandhu, 32, Vancouver, B.C., will compete in Regina for the first time since the 2006-2007 season.