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A former nightclub proprietor as soon as dubbed Australia’s hardest gangster has ripped into electrical vehicles after revealing his dramatic weight reduction motivated by his ambition to turn out to be an expert dust biker.
Tim ‘Sharky’ Ward, fled from the Gold Coast to the streets of Thailand in 2009 after turning into a goal of the Australian police.
The closely tattooed Kiwi expatriate rapidly cast a popularity within the Asian nation because the ‘Shark of Pattaya’, recognized for his intimidating bodybuilder physique and hard stance in direction of indebted debtors.
But after stepping out of the highlight 4 years in the past, the previous nightclub proprietor quietly returned to the Gold Coast throughout the Covid pandemic – the place he has undergone a drastic bodily overhaul – shedding greater than 20kilograms.
Sharky posted a video to his TikTok channel final week claiming a gaggle of girls who rented out one in all his houses had been racking up electrical energy payments charging their electrical automobile.
‘One of them turned up in a brand new Tesla Model 3. She advised me she was saving the planet,’ he stated.
Tim ‘Sharky’ Ward has ripped into Tesla and electrical vehicles after he claimed a gaggle of girls utilizing his residence racked up an enormous electrical energy invoice recharging the automobile
Ward (pictured left) grew to become an icon within the streets of Thailand after fleeing Australia in 2009 – and is now working to turn out to be an expert dust biker
Tesla say its Model 3 prices between $25 and $30 to totally cost – however Ward maintains it was utilizing extra energy than a ‘small purchasing centre’
The infamous cash lender nonetheless believes the thought electrical autos are serving to the surroundings is ‘bullsh*t’.
‘They bullsh*t you telling you you are saving the planet however you are not. You’re charging this automobile at night time on fossil fuels,’ he shouted on TikTok.
‘Now it is okay in case you do not work and you may cost it throughout the day with the photo voltaic panels, I’ve 83 photo voltaic panels on my roof, however throughout the day they have been out driving, so the photo voltaic panels have been completely ineffective.
Ward stated Tesla’s residence battery various was no higher, costing greater than $15,000 to buy in Australia, and it solely holds 13kW of electrical energy.
‘The entire factor is f*cking bullsh*t. They’re scamming us. All these politicians have shares in renewables and batteries and lithium,’ he lamented.
Earlier this yr Ward broke his silence over his new look, saying he shed greater than 20kg due to a radical change to his weight-reduction plan.
‘I received into intermittent fasting as a result of it is good for you,’ he advised the Courier Mail.
‘I’m carrying an excessive amount of weight to do it correctly. You cannot be 120kg and exit into the bush on a motorbike – you trip a couple of kilometre, and then you definitely gasoline out.’
Ward stated he will not return to dwelling the quick life regardless of shifting again to the Gold Coast, the place he as soon as owned nightclubs.
‘I’ll by no means be a part of that once more,’ he stated.
‘It was part of my life, nevertheless it’s gone now – I simply need to sit back, trip my dust bikes and calm down.’
He additionally maintained he is by no means taken any medication and has eliminated folks from his life who have been customers, earlier than revealing his plan to finally return to Thailand when the nation lifts its Covid vaccine mandate.
‘It would not actually matter what I do for work does it?’ he stated.
‘I’m within the bush – I simply need to trip my bikes and chill.’
The former millionaire is an ex Gold Coast nightclub proprietor who has a penchant for luxurious vehicles
The bodybuilder has been spending his time happening motorcycle jaunts round Queensland and stated he was motivated to shed weight to turn out to be a greater rider
Footage posted on TikTok by a fan reveals the as soon as burly luxurious automobile fanatic – who constructed a cult following within the physique constructing neighborhood – has misplaced a lot of his muscle mass and grown out his previously close-shaved head and facial hair.
‘Sharky misplaced his measurement,’ the follower lamented, alongside a crying emoji.
Ward incessantly shares photographs of his motorcycle rides together with his greater than 66,000 Facebook followers. Other pictures present sunsets and sunrises over the picturesque water canals all through town.
‘I been flat broke and I been a multi-millionaire. The completely satisfied place is unquestionably someplace in between,’ his Facebook bio reads.
Despite dropping the kilos, the health fanatic nonetheless seems to be hitting the gymnasium, posting footage of his post-work out physique on-line and final month giving followers recommendations on save massive on protein bars by shopping for in bulk once they’re on sale.
Ward advised followers in a video (pictured) he plans to go to Thailand when the nation drops its allow requiring travellers to indicate their vaccination standing
The former nightclub proprietor as soon as possessed plenty of luxurious vehicles and motorbikes
He developed a legion of followers on-line for his devotion to serving to stray animals and deserted kids in Thailand
Ward’s vibrant life started on the streets of New Zealand the place he grew up with out mother and father.
‘You must make it when no-one goes to provide it to you. No mummy and daddy to run to so that you gotta do what you gotta do. I used to be given up for adoption at start,’ Ward advised the weblog Stickman Bangkok in 2017.
‘I used to be picked on once I was a child. A boy introduced me residence with him and his mother and father pulled him inside and slammed the door. I used to be that child.’
He started an obsession with incomes fast cash by taking part in pool for money and first stepped right into a gymnasium at age 16.
Ward left his hometown of Waitara, Taranaki on New Zealand’s North Island in 1990 to pursue his desires on the Gold Coast.
He was a widely known nightclub proprietor and millionaire private lender who, at his peak, owned three Lamborghini vehicles in three completely different colors – an opulent life he earned by charging as much as 200 per cent curiosity on his loans.
Ward was banned from loaning funds in Queensland within the mid 2000s, and was made to pay $270,000 in fines and $100,000 in courtroom prices after he was prosecuted by the Department of Fair Trading.
The musclebound man helped deserted kids and canines on the streets of Thailand
After discovering himself in bother with Australian police in 2009, Ward moved to Thailand the place he may lastly be ‘free’.
There, he lived a thrill-seeking life-style, beforehand admitting to sleeping with Thai intercourse employees and shopping for his approach out of bother.
‘I haven’t got to put on a shirt. I haven’t got to abide by the principles and if I do break the principles I simply pay,’ Ward stated beforehand.
‘It is among the solely locations on the earth the place I actually do be happy. I f*** up on a regular basis however I pay. It beats going to jail. In Australia I’d be in jail.’
He additionally spent 4 hours each night time handing out meat to dozens of stray canines and cats on the streets of ‘sin metropolis’.
His benevolence – which prolonged to defending the animals when drunk vacationers took intention on the defenceless creatures and searching for deserted children roaming the harmful streets – earned him a legion of followers on-line.
The closely tattooed Kiwi was recognized for his intimidating bodybuilder physique