LADERA RANCH, Calif., March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop) announced today that Shane Kline, an American track cyclist and Olympic hopeful sponsored by SmartStop® Self Storage, earned first place at Six Day Melbourne, a part of the global Six Day Series, in the 7.5km points race, team elimination race and relay points race. The team elimination race and relay points races were won by Kline and teammate Eric Young.
Six Day Melbourne is a part of The Six Day Series, a group of seven global events that feature track cyclists from around the world competing across six days.
"Challenging some of the best riders in the world, including a handful of world champions, Shane's victories at Six Day Melbourne prove his impressive talent and his elite status in the cycling world," said H. Michael Schwartz, chief executive officer. "This race served as a key opportunity for Shane to ramp up for the upcoming International Cycling Union (UCI) series, which could earn him a spot on the United States Olympic team that will compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. SmartStop is excited to continue to support Shane on his journey and to watch him succeed at such an elevated level."
As a part of his Olympic journey, Shane will compete in the upcoming 13th annual USA CRITS Series, the premier criterium racing series in the United States. In addition, Kline will participate in USA CRITS' Speed Week in Athens, Georgia starting on April 27.
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SmartStop is a diversified real estate company focused on self storage, student housing and senior housing assets. The company has approximately $1.8 billion of real estate assets under management, including 127 self storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada, comprised of approximately 80,000 units and 9.4 million rentable square feet. SmartStop's real estate portfolio also includes five student housing communities with approximately 2,800 beds and 1.1 million square feet of space, as well as four senior housing communities with approximately 650 beds and 500,000 rentable square feet of space. SmartStop is the sponsor of three public non-traded REITs: Strategic Storage Trust IV, Inc., and Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc., both focused on self storage assets, and Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc. focused on student and senior housing assets. SmartStop is also a national sponsor of Section 1031 exchange offerings using the Delaware statutory trust structure. Additional information regarding SmartStop is available at www.SAM.com and more information regarding SmartStop® Self Storage in the United States and Canada is available at www.smartstopselfstorage.com. SmartStop has a track record of full cycle REIT liquidity events, including the all cash merger of Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. with Extra Space Storage in October 2015 for $13.75 per share and the all cash merger of Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. with Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc. in January 2019 for $12.00 per share.
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