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READY TO GO: Event organisers Tim and Sue Watt are excited for the ninth year of Ski for Life. Photo: Supplied.

READY TO GO: Event organisers Tim and Sue Watt are excited for the ninth year of Ski for Life. Photo: Supplied.

Water skiers of all ages are preparing for a full-on three-day trip as the annual Ski for Life nears.

Ski for Life is an event that raises awareness of mental health and illness, wellbeing, and suicide prevention as skiers head from Murray Bridge to Renmark on the March long weekend.

Event organiser Sue Watt said 27 teams from around Australia would be taking part in the 456-kilometre ski trip this year.

“It really feels like a family; we generally only catch up with those involved once a year, for the event,” she said.

A breakfast is held at Sturt Reserve from 7am on Friday, March 5 before teams head off at 8.45am.

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