Brooke Ortel

Writer

Brooke Ortel

Brooke is a runner and writer who enjoys finding adventure in the everyday. True to her island roots, she loves sunshine, that salty ocean smell, and the sound of waves. Originally from Block Island, RI, Brooke spent much of her childhood on the island’s trails and beaches, which inspired her passion for the outdoors and interest in environmental issues. In addition to working at the Block Island Sport Shop, an outdoor retailer, Brooke has written for Patagonia’s blog and worked at a small-scale yarn mill.