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Sunday proclaimed Trevor Tridle Day in Deadwood

April 6, 2019

DEADWOOD — Mayor David Ruth, Jr. declared Sunday Trevor Tridle Day in Deadwood, due to the 29-year-old Deadwood Parks Department employee, 2008 Lead-Deadwood High School graduate, and 2013 Black Hills State University graduate’s amazing accomplishments recently at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. “Trevor has been a competitor in the Special Olympics since 2011, where he is and has been part of the West River Power Lifting team and the reigning state champion in his division for the past four years in all four power-lifting events,” Ruth said. “Trevor was nominated to represent the United States of America to compete in the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, where he won bronze, or third, in squat with 467.5 pounds, a personal record; bronze in deadlift with 496 pounds; gold, or first, in bench with 385.8 pounds, a personal record; and gold overall Power Lifting and World Champion.” A celebration will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the VFW in Deadwood and is open to the public. Pictured with Tridle, right, is: Deb Tridle, John Tridle, Ruth, and Natalia McCauley.

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