Anton Nootenboom walks the distance for men's mental health

On Feb. 17, Anton Nootenboom, aka the Barefoot Dutchman, will walk 3,000 miles barefoot from Los Angeles to New York City to raise awareness and funds for men’s mental health. He has chosen Movember, the leading global charity changing the face of men’s health, as the beneficiary of this campaign. Globally, on average, one man dies by suicide every minute of every day. Anton is a voice for men suffering in silence and hopes by trekking across the U.S., that he can reach men who are struggling and let them know they are not alone. To track his progress, visit This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 12, 2024.