Petri Isola Somerville, MA, Massachusetts
US Born: Kemijarvi, Lapland, Finland
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.
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Learn to Jam Video!
Secrets of Pro Disc Freestyle Vol. 2 DVD Dave, Z and their Freestyle Frisbee champion friends from around the globe explain advanced moves and techniques. Available from The FPA Store at The Wright Life.