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Olympic Hopeful Shane Kline Takes Home Four Medals, Including Gold, at USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships


Olympic Hopeful Shane Kline Takes Home Four Medals, Including Gold, at USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships

In addition to gold in the team pursuit, Kline won two silver medals in international omnium elite and madison races, as well a bronze medal in the point race

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LADERA RANCH, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop) announced today that Shane Kline, an American cyclist and Olympic hopeful sponsored by SmartStop® Self Storage, took home the gold medal at the USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships in the team pursuit men's elite race on August 4 – 7 in Carson, California.

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Kline also earned silver medals in the madison men's elite race and the international omnium elite 17-99 competition, an Olympic event which consists of four separate races: scratch race, tempo, elimination and points. He took home a bronze medal in the men's elite points race.

"Shane has competed at a high level all season, and in just 12 days, brought home six medals at elite national championship events in cycling held on both sides of the country," said H. Michael Schwartz, chief executive officer. "He has the heart of a champion and we couldn't be more proud of his success this year. We are very excited to support Shane as he continues his journey toward representing the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games."

Kline's success at the USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships follow his silver medal win at the USA Cycling's Amateur Road National Championships in the 162-kilometer men's category 1 road race on July 27.

He is also leading the 2018 Men's Rider of the Year standings from Valley Preferred Cycling Center, the nation's most prestigious track cycling venue. Kline currently has 28 points, four points ahead of his closest competitor.

In addition, Kline recently won the Pro Am Men 15-Lap Snowball and Pro Am Men 16km Points Race at the T-Town Showdown at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center on July 20, the Union Cycliste Internationale Elite Class 1 omnium on June 22, the 50-mile Tour of Somerville on May 28, Daniel Harwi Memorial 31st Annual Lower Providence Spring Classic Criterium on April 22, and the USA CRITS Speed Week Commerce Pro men's race on April 25.

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