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Although his quad arsenal isn't as expansive as some of his competitors in the finals, the Russian's consistent quadruple toe loop is enough to make him competitive.
Jason Brown Perhaps the luckiest skater participating this year, American Jason Brown was the first alternate for the finals.
The full roster of last year's men's finalists consisted of Yuzuru Hanyu, Patrick Chan, Javier Fernandez, Shoma Uno, Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon.
Perhaps next to Uno of Japan, he is the top contender to win.
Shoma Uno Chen's biggest competition is Shoma Uno, a 19-year-old skater from Japan who took bronze at last year's finals.
Those first three names are missing from this year's Grand Prix Finals line-up.
Here's who's in: Nathan Chen The man to beat at this year's finals, American Nathan Chen has the largest quad arsenal of any male skater on the circuit.