Jaakko Saaristo

General information
Profile picture of Jaakko Saaristo
Member Id number (MIN)10043212
Year of birth1999
Current age groupJunior II
Member of Finnish Dance Sport Federation


Division: General
Status: Active
33.30 March 2014World ChampionshipLatinJunior IIMoscow - Russian Federation
15.02 November 2013World ChampionshipTen DanceJunior IIRiga - Latvia
18.26 October 2013World ChampionshipStandardJunior IIMoscow - Russian Federation
8.20 October 2013OpenLatinJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
8.19 October 2013OpenStandardJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
26.10 March 2013OpenLatinJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
19.09 March 2013OpenStandardJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
17.25 November 2012OpenStandardJunior ITallinn - Estonia
7.21 October 2012OpenStandardJunior IHelsinki - Finland
10.20 October 2012OpenLatinJunior IHelsinki - Finland
13.22 April 2012OpenLatinJunior ITallinn - Estonia
10.21 April 2012OpenStandardJunior ITallinn - Estonia
16.23 October 2011OpenLatinJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
23.22 October 2011OpenStandardJunior IIHelsinki - Finland
19.12 September 2010OpenLatinJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
16.11 September 2010OpenStandardJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
15.20 September 2009OpenLatinJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
20.19 September 2009OpenStandardJuvenile IIJyväskylä - Finland
CoupleNameNationalityCompeting forStatusJoinedRetired
detailsSaga GranlundFinlandFinlandActive27/09/2009
Country of origin: Finland
I mainly live in: Finland
Maritial status: single
Hobbies: skateboarding, downhillskiing, airsofting, dancing and football
Preferred dances: foxtrot and samba
Personal strength: foxtrot
Main trainers: Sami Vainionpää, Merje Styf, Matti Heikkilä, Sanna-Maria Heikkilä (ballroom), Mikko Kaasalainen, Adrienn Fitori and Sergey Beliajev (latin)
That's Me!

Up Close!

How did you get into Dancesport; when did you start?

I started dancing because my brother and sister were dancing. I was 6 years old (2004).

What are the fascinations that keep you in Dancesport?

Victories, loses, Paolo Bosco :D

What are your aims in Dancesport?

WC victory.

Do you have time to meet friends outside of DanceSport?

Yes I have.

What would you do if you had an unexpected day off?

I would rest and be with my friends.

Do you have talents other than dancing that nobody knows about - yet?

Airsofting and skating

What genre of movie could motivate to go to the cinema?

Action- and humour movies.

Imagine you are on a deserted island!
What are the three things that you cannot imagine to be without, that you wish you had brought along?

Music, friends and a surviving kit :D

What are you most proud of in your sporting career or life?

Our best results (in dancing).

What dream would you like most to come true one day?

That i would win the WC.

What are you looking at first when you meet a stranger?

Face and clothes.

How do you cope with stress and bad moods?

I will just be cool.

What is your motto in life?

Work hard play hard