Famous bodybuilder Jerry Ward has left for the heavenly abode. He passed away at the age of 46. According to multiple reports, the bodybuilder died on Friday, July 22, 2022. The news of his death came out after he complained about pain in his ribs.
We must say the world of bodybuilding has lost a precious gem. Continue reading further to learn more about the cause of Jerry Ward’s sudden death.
Gary Udit shared the news of Jerry’s death on Instagram
The news of Jerry’s death was shared by the bodybuilding promoter Gary Udit on the social media platform Instagram nearly two days ago. He penned a lengthy note alongside a snap of his close pal.
Udit wrote, “Sadly we lost a terrific friend today with the passing of Jerry Ward. Jerry died suddenly last night. He was here in Pittsburgh commentating on the Live Stream of the NPC Teen, Collegiate and Masters Nationals.”
Gary went on to say, “In the NPC and IFBB PRO LEAGUE over the years Jerry was an excellent competitor, judge, expediter, head judge and PPV commentator. His knowledge of the sport of Bodybuilding was unparalleled. Jerry was liked and loved by everyone he came in contact with. We are devastated at his passing.”
What was the cause behind Jerry Ward’s death?
Bodybuilder and NPC/IFBB judge Jerry Ward is no longer with us. So far, the main reason behind his death has not been revealed. As per Rx Muscle’s Dave Palumbo, Jerry complained to a friend of his that he thought he pulled his left rib.
Dave stated that the suspected injury came into the picture after Ward carried his luggage to the place where he was staying for the week while fulfilling his recent livestream duties.
Palumbo said that Ward even used a massage chair to get rid of the pain but it just got worse afterward. His friend Rich advised him to pay a visit to a physician, but he ignored his suggestion and decided to sleep instead. When Rich texted Ward to remind him to show up for his livestream duties, Gary told him Ward had passed away.
Who was Jerry Ward?
For those of you who are unversed, let us tell you, that Jerry Ward was a professional bodybuilder. Along with that, he was also a YouTuber. He had 155k subscribers on his YouTube channel.
Ward was also the founder of a supplement brand and ran a successful personal training program called Bios3 Training. He was well-known by the fans for his outspoken commentary in the field of sport and he was very good at giving detailed descriptions of the events.
Not long ago, Ward served as commentator for Gary’s 2022 NPC Teen, Collegiate, and Masters National in Pittsburgh, PA. Few hours before his death, he dropped a video on his YouTube channel.
We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of Jerry Ward during this difficult time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.