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Petri Isola
Somerville, MA, Massachusetts
US
Born: Kemijarvi, Lapland, Finland

Height: 5'11"

AKA: Petri dish!

Recent ranking: 79

Profession: Applications Specialist (Software)

Career highlights: WFDF Silver in 1997, European Champion 1985. Still jammin...

Media exposure: Finnish National TV, Boston channels, Cambridge Community TV

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Mentor(s): Jan Ekman, Mika Nordman, Konn. Idol of sorts: Joey Hudoklin.

Started playing: 1979

How I started playing: Saw Rose Bowl videos from the 77 and 78 games. This was in Helsinki, Finland. Decided, as a 13-year-old, that THAT is what I want to do.

Other fun: Young son, snowboarding, inline skating

Partners past & present: Mika Nordman, Jan Ekman, Kari Vesala, Kari Kaivola, Alan Caplin, Rick Williams, Pat Marron, Paul Smith, Visa Ruuhinen, Roland Karlsson, Toddy Brodeur, Carl Emerson, Jeff O'Brien, Harvey Brandt, Lasher, Reto Zimmermann to name a few.


Petri spins as fast as any player. Played so solid in WFDF 1997 he helped his team win a silver.


Tournament Results
Results are current through 1992
Please email us if there are errors. This list will be complete through 1974 in a year or so.

Event Victories
2005 - A Gathering of the Tribe, Narragannsett, RI Narragannsett, RI US Open Pairs
2004 New England Overall Flying Disc Championships Manchester, CT US Open Format
The 2004 Narragansett Beach Jam Narragansett, RI US Open Format
1994 Finnish National Championships unknown Finland Mixed Pairs
All tournament victories (entered in the database so far) for Petri Isola are shown above.
Finals Appearances at Major Events (excluding wins)
Rank Event Name Location Division
2.  1997 WFDF World Championships Helsinki Finland Co-op
5.  1993 WFDF San Diego, CA US Co-op
Finals Appearances at Non-Major Events (excluding wins)
Rank Event Name Location Division
8.  2006 30th Annual Virginia States Frisbee Championships Fredereicksburg, VA US Open Format
5.  2005 - A Gathering of the Tribe, Narragannsett, RI Narragannsett, RI US Indiv. Open
6.  The 2004 Narragansett Beach Jam Narragansett, RI US Indiv. Open
2.  2004 New England Indoor Frisbee Freestyle Championships Cambridge, MA US Open Pairs
2.  2002 NE Indoor Championships Brockton, MA US Open Pairs
2.  2002 NE Indoor Championships Brockton, MA US Co-op
4.  2001 NE Indoor Championships Brockton, MA US Open Pairs
4.  2001 NE Indoor Championships Brockton, MA US Co-op
6.  2000 Bridgeport Frisbie Festival Bridgeport, CT US Open Pairs
3.  2000 NE Indoor Championships Brockton, MA US Open Pairs
2.  2000 NE Indoor Championships Brockton, MA US Co-op
4.  1999 N.E. Freestyle Indoor Championships Holbrook, MA US Open Pairs
2.  1999 N.E. Freestyle Indoor Championships Holbrook, MA US Co-op
3.  1998 2nd Annual Expression Session Massachusetts US Open Pairs
5.  1996 Connecticut State Championships Woodstock, CT US Indiv. Open
Only a partial list of results are shown above.
Go see all the results for Petri Isola with partner names.

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