Shoma Uno, the bronze medalist at last year’s Grand Prix Final, will make his GP season debut at Skate America in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, this week where he will take on a field headed by rising Chinese star Jin Boyang.

Uno, who won his Challenger Series event (Lombardia Trophy) last month in Italy, is tapped by many skating analysts to have another breakout campaign after his debut in the senior ranks last season.

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