Mao AsadaAmerican Ashley Wagner on Oct. 20 at Skate America despite a fall in her free skate routine.
Mao, the 2010 Olympic silver medalist,going into the free skate. She fell on her opening triple axel, but had an technical difficulty, so the win.
She was the only skater to try a triple axel at the Detroit event.
"I'm not completely satisfied with my performance today," Mao said, through a translator. "This was a." (AP)
The Japan Times ST: November 1, 2013