The Arto Saari profile

Not yet 30, Arto Saari is well on his way to becoming a legend

Updated: January 28, 2011, 9:02 PM ET
By Keith Hamm | ESPN Action Sports

Arto Saari—that kid from Finland who cemented his name in skate history with equal parts style and power 10 years ago—has a new set of priorities. Backside ollies like Christian Hosoi. Frontside ollies like Jason Jessee. Maybe even frontside inverts, he says, "right on the deathbox, like Lance Mountain does them."

He also recently announced a big move for the New Year: He's returned to Flip skateboards, saying farewell to Alien Workshop after two-and-a-half years. "Nothing ...

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