Grand Prix motorcyle racer who has found success in the 125cc and 250cc classes. He was voted Finnish Motorsportsman of the Year in 2005 and 2006.
He got his start as an ice racer, winning the 125cc title in 2000, 2004 and 2005.
He was named Rookie of the Year in 2002.
His older brother, Vesa, also races motorcycles.
He and Jarno Sarinen are both famous motorcycle racers from Finland.