Role: Performance Facilitator / Reserve Rower
Hometown: Bunbury, Western Australia
Home Club: Bunbury Rowing Club / Australian Defence Force Rowing Club
Defence Posting: North West Mobile Forces (Norforce), Patrolman (Water Operator) (Reserves), Fitness Instructor (full time)
Private Owen Hingston is a Reservist rifleman at the Darwin Squadron of the North West Mobile Force (Norforce). Born in Western Australia, Owen started rowing at high school for Bunbury Rowing Club and has recently resumed rowing for Australian Defence Force Rowing. He has competed in Australian Masters Rowing Championships in both Tasmania and Perth.
Originally joining the Navy in 2010 as a Midshipman, Private Hingston left to pursue a career as a fitness instructor and personal trainer. He is in the final weeks of an undergraduate degree in exercise and sport science.Private Hingston joined the Army Reserve in 2017 and he is now aiming to undertake the junior leadership course.